Images from throughout the Leading Together campaign.
Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University, a major multiyear fundraising initiative with an initial goal of $2.2 billion in funding toward university priorities, ended June 30 with a record-breaking $3.378 billion in gifts and commitments, announced Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton. The campaign total includes an unprecedented $591 million for scholarships to enhance affordability and accessibility for outstanding students.
A $10 million commitment from Andrew Taylor, a life trustee at Washington University, and his wife, Barbara, will establish the Taylor Family Scholarship Challenge, which will match all new and increased gifts for undergraduate scholarships received by the conclusion of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University on June 30, 2018, as well as pledges to be paid by June 30, 2023.
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton has announced a $20 million commitment from Life Trustee John F. McDonnell to support scholarships and fellowships as part of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University. This is one of the largest single scholarship gifts in the history of the university.
Washington University in St. Louis faculty and staff are being encouraged to contribute to Our Washington, the employee component of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University.
Seeking change is a way of life for entrepreneurial philanthropist Cash Nickerson.
To enhance our leadership today to benefit America and the world tomorrow
Our Washington is the faculty and staff component of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University. The campaign will raise money for new scholarships, as well as strengthen academic and scientific initiatives, advance learning and enhance facilities.
Leading Together benefits our community, our nation and our global society.
Once a scholarship recipient himself, alumnus Sidney Guller now returns the favor, endowing scholarships, a research fund for the university and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center, and more.