Weil served on the faculty for 37 years as an art historian, and his contributions as a teacher, scholar, administrator and benefactor have left an indelible mark on the university and generations of students.
Since the quiet phase of the campaign began in 2009, some 39 percent of Washington University’s faculty and staff – nearly 5,000 employees so far – have contributed $33.4 million to the campaign. That money helps to fund scholarships, supports academic and scientific initiatives, advances learning and enhances facilities.
Over the past 35 years, the Bridgewaters have put down strong roots in St. Louis. In the process, they have left an indelible mark on the community and the university, helping educate capable and talented people.
As of June 1, 2014, Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University had raised $1.547 billion toward a minimum goal of $2.2 billion.
On Feb. 19, 2014, nearly 400 alumni, parents and friends gathered in Dallas for the sixth regional launch of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University.
Our goal is to strengthen the university’s leadership today to benefit St. Louis, America and the world tomorrow.
Alumnus Ed deZevallos is a lifelong serial entrepreneur, managing risk against reward and sharing his success to provide opportunities for others.