SUMMER 2018

Campaign Shatters Expectations

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We reached. We exceeded. We soared. And now, we have more resources than ever before to ignite bold and brilliant change. For the Greater Great: The Villanova Campaign to Ignite Change — the University’s most ambi- tious fundraising initiative to date — ended May 31, having far exceeded its initial goal of $600 million and setting records for philanthropy at Villanova. Thanks to the profound generosity of alumni, parents and friends, the University has begun a new chapter, its pages thrilling with unprecedented academic heights, ever-expanding opportunities for students, a transformed living and learning environment, and an endowment that grew by more than 100 percent. Here are a few of the milestones of this monumental campaign.

$760 million

Total amount raised, surpassing goal by more than $150 million

78,035 donors

made a gift during the campaign, with more than half giving for the first time

30% participation

by undergraduate alumni in FY18 — which nearly doubled over 10 years, putting Villanova in top 25 nationally

2 named colleges

Charles Widger School of Law and the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

295 scholarships

New endowed scholarships

40 facilities

New or renovated, including the Finneran Pavilion and Performing Arts Center

10 centers and institutes

Including the Anne Welsh McNulty Institute for Women’s Leadership, and the Charlotte and James V. O’Donnell ’63 Center for Professional Development

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Teresa A. Nance, PhD

Teresa A. Nance, PhD, associate vice provost for Diversity and Inclusion, chief diversity officer and associate professor of Communication at Villanova...