Messenger - Vol. 1, No. 1, Page 38 Fall 1991 1990-91 Report of Private Support Phonathon pledges up 20 percent Pledges of support were up 20 percent over last year's high as students spoke with 29,000 alumni around the country. Of these alumni, 13,800 pledged support. In addition to receiving pledges of more than $242,000 (a 20 percent increase over the previous year), the student callers recorded more than 6,600 changes to personal and occupational records and received requests for information or service from more than 700 alumni. Fall and spring phonathons involved over 120 students calling on behalf of the marching band, the lacrosse team, specific colleges and class reunion efforts, as well as for general support of the University.