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Mason's endowment numbers lower than other comparable universities

As part of the university’s new strategic plan, Mason officials are campaigning to increase endowments. Currently, Mason’s endowment is fairly small compared to other Virginia public universities.

Mason is on track to reach its goal of increasing endowment by 10 percent in the next year, but administrators and officials are looking even further into the future.

“It’s not just about this year, it’s about making sure that you do it year after year after year,” said Jim Laychak, the associate vice president of University Advancement.

Mason men's basketball ends three-game home skid with last-second win over Tribe

Finding the right balance between starters and bench, the George Mason men’s basketball team managed to erase a double-digit deficit in the second half to defeat conference rival William and Mary, 60-58 at the Patriot Center on Saturday.