That’s the goal of Go Beyond: Campaign for Wheaton. The generosity of alumnae/i, parents and friends is making a difference for students by expanding scholarship resources, creating funds for student-faculty research and improving campus facilities. The campaign now stands at $105 million, on its way toward the goal of $120 million by June 30, 2014.
Progress in numbers
$35,011,279 committed to expanding and enhancing science facilities through the Mars Center for Science and Technology.
Goal: $35 million
$33,511,858 committed to increasing scholarship support for Wheaton students and their families.
Goal: $50.6 million
$24,902,729 contributed to the Wheaton Fund since July 1, 2005. Alumnae/i, parents and friends have committed $2,826,988 since July 1, 2011.
Goal: $4.3 million for fiscal year 2012 (ending on June 30, 2012); $34.4 million by June 30, 2014.
$400,000 committed to support student-faculty research collaborations through the establishment of endowed funds for that purpose.
Artificial turf field:
Construction by fall 2013 of an artificial turf field and lighting to expand opportunities for intercollegiate, club and intramural sports.
Goal: $3,865,000 by June 30, 2012.
Kenneth R. Babby ’02
Nancy Pearlstine Conger ’67, co-chair
Deborah Haigh Dluhy ’62
Debra Kent Glidden ’68, co-chair
Thomas Hollister, co-chair
Janet Lindholm Lebovitz ’72
Margaret Dunn Smith ’73