Preliminary data indicates an overall record-breaking increase in charitable gifts for the California State University system, including a spike of 11,000 additional alumni donors, the system’s public affairs Office reported Monday. While final data will be available in January, this marks the fourth consecutive year the CSU has seen increases in philanthropic giving. Charitable gift receipts reached over $314 million, marking historic highs for CSU philanthropy in 2014-15. Donations from 232,638 individuals totaled $171 million, with a 44 percent increase in alumni contributions and a 16 percent increase in parent donations. INFO: Toni Molle, or 562.951.4800. Full CSU press release.