Capital Campaign Watch: Durham Tech, Houghton, St. Olaf, U of Georgia, Western New England, William & Mary

July 22, 2020
 
  • Durham Technical Community College has finished a three-year campaign, topping its goal of $5 million. Major portions of the funds raised will go to efforts to promote economic development.
  • Houghton College has completed a three-year campaign to raise $70 million. The major emphasis was access, with a $33 million goal exceeded with gifts totaling $41 million.
  • St. Olaf College completed a seven-year campaign, raising $252 million. The original goal was $200 million. The campaign resulted in a 104 percent increase in endowed funds and gifts for financial aid.
  • University of Georgia has completed a four-year campaign, raising $1.45 billion. The original goal was $1.2 billion. Many of the late gifts in the campaign were for emergency funds for students affected by COVID-19.
  • Western New England University has raised $36.7 million in a multiyear campaign to raise $35 million. Scholarships were a major part of the campaign.
  • William & Mary completed a nine-year campaign to raise $1 billion, raising $1.04 billion. A major priority was scholarships, for which $303 million was raised.

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