Success for students

Go Beyond, Campaign for WheatonThat’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

Science center: 

$35,011,279 committed to expanding and enhancing science facilities through the Mars Center for Science and Technology.

Goal: $35 million

Student scholarships: 

$33,511,858 committed to increasing scholarship support for Wheaton students and their families.

Goal: $50.6 million

Annual support: 

$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.

Student-faculty research: 

$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.

Campaign leadership

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

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