Monday October 25th, 2021 9:31AM

UGA sets new fundraising record

By The Associated Press

ATHENS - The University of Georgia has broken its record for gifts and pledges to the school.

University officials say gifts and new pledges added up to $144.2 million for the fiscal year ending June 30.

The Athens Banner-Herald reports ( that UGA President Jere Morehead had predicted that the university would set a new fundraising record in his second year in office.

The $144.2 million is nearly $18 million more than last year's $126.4 million, an increase of about 14 percent. Until this year, that $126.4 million was the most money UGA had ever raised in a single year.

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