2019 Giving Day a Huge Success

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Giving Day 2019 was the University’s biggest yet, with over $3.25 million raised across campus. CAS played a large role in that. Over 1,500 gifts were made across the College to raise $201,059.16—a new record! CAS participated in three challenges, and the leaders switched constantly throughout the day. Below you’ll find the winners of the challenges and the prize money awarded:

ARTS & SCIENCES DONOR CHALLENGE
Place Program Donors Amount Raised Prize
1st Core Curriculum 256 $13,155.56 $10,000
2nd Biology 217 $6,669.17 $5,000
3rd Classical Studies 125 $4,365.07 $3,000
4th Economics 119 $10,860.00 $2,000

 

ARTS & SCIENCES MOST IMPROVED CHALLENGE
Place Program Donors Percent of 2018 Donors Prize
1st Physics 88 1466.67% $10,000
2nd Romance Studies 28 700.00% $5,000
3rd Sociology 36 360.00% $3,000
4th Archaeology 41 315.38% $2,000

 

ARTS & SCIENCES MOST REVENUE CHALLENGE
Place Program Donors Amount Raised Prize
1st Core Curriculum 256 $13,155.56 $10,000
2nd Economics 119 $10,860.00 $5,000
3rd Archaeology 41 $7,040.00 $3,000
4th Sociology 36 $6,922.00 $2,000


In addition to these winners, the 
Chemistry and Biology Departments won the oldest graduating class hourly challenge for an additional $1,000 (split between the two departments), and extra kudos to the Biology Department, who once again won the faculty/staff hourly challenge for an added $1,000 in bonus funds. 

Thank you all for your great work in fostering a community of learning and generosity. If you still have Giving Day cash gifts in your possession, please deliver them to Gifts and Records at 1 Silber Way (7th floor) as soon as possible, and please let Development & Alumni Relations know any feedback you have regarding the preparations for your Giving Day campaign by completing this short survey.