Hampton Alum Becomes First Black Female President Of The American Historical Association

Thavolia Glymph Peabody Family Distinguished Professor of History Professor of Law at Duke

On January 6th, Dr. Thavolia Glymph became the 140th president of the American Historical Association. She is the first Black woman to hold this honor. Dr. Glymph is the Peabody Family Distinguished Professor of History and professor of law at Duke University. She is the past president of the Southern Historical Association. Professor Glymph joined the faculty at…

Read More

Grantchester Growth supports HBCU’s and increasing donor engagement


Grantchester Growth is a private equity philanthropy firm that has chosen to work with Universities and Colleges to engage new alumni support. We have chosen to work with HBCU’s among our alumni engagement group because HBCU’s have been historically underfunded for decades, says Liz Griggs, Grantchester Group Managing Partner. We believe that education is the backbone of…

Read More

Behind the higher education donor giving crash

What is really behind the higher education donor-giving crash? The great donor-giving crash, like all recent bubbles that have burst, is complicated. While it was exacerbated by the pandemic, the root causes go back to decisions made years ago. Here are three factors that I believe contributed to the crash. The giving rate across higher…

Read More

Grantchester Growth Launches Private Equity25

SAN DIEGO, Calif—January 2023— Grantchester Growth is an investment platform and financial services company specializing in launching diverse emerging fund managers in specialty funds, announced its groundbreaking initiative Equity25, an investment network for university and university endowments. Grantchester Growth and Equity25 was established by the private equity firm, Grantchester Group. Liz Griggs (CEO and Founder)…

Read More