Charitable donations to universities could triple to £2 billion ($3.2 billion) a year within a decade if institutions continue to invest in fund-raising, a report says.

The Review of Philanthropy in Higher Education led by Shirley Pearce, former vice-chancellor of Loughborough University, found that just 1.2 percent of British alumni give to their alma maters, compared with 10 percent of U.S. graduates. - By Jack Grove for Times Higher Education, September 13, 2012, Inside Higher Ed