posted June 2, 2012

A Greater Hope Campaign Achieves a Milestone

The $175 million A Greater Hope campaign has reached the $150 million mark in gifts and pledges raised to strengthen the college’s endowment, construct several new buildings, and meet students’ immediate needs through the Hope Fund. Some of the A Greater Hope accomplishments include:

    • $15.5 million raised for the Hope Fund
    • $52.3 million raised for endowment initiatives, including, 94 newly endowed scholarships eight endowed professorships, including one endowed curator position
    • 22 departmental discretionary funds
    • Three lectureships
    • Three faculty development funds, and significant funding for student-faculty collaborative research

      $54.3 million raised for capital projects, including

    • $20 million raised for a concert hall/music facility
    • $12.2 million raised for the Jim & Martie Bultman Student Center
    • $4.2 million raised for the Kruizenga Art Museum
    • $3.1 million raised for an engineering addition which will break ground this summer, and full funding for the Van Andel Soccer Stadium and the Vande Poel – Heeringa Stadium Courts.

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