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Total Raised: $90,466,720

Endowment at beginning of campaign: $67 million

Endowment at the highest point: $116 million

Number of major gifts ($25,000 or more): 327

Number of $1 million or more gifts: 32 compared to 3 in the last campaign.

Raised for Scholarships: $35,940,269

Number of new scholarship endowments and funds:  92

New academic programs: 8
Undergraduate programs: public health and hospitality management

Combined undergraduate/graduate programs: 3+3 Law Program and 4+1 MBA Program  

New graduate programs: M.A. in PsychologyMBA concentration in entrepreneurship, MBA concentration in HR Management, and M.S. in Nutrition track in Food and Nutrition Studies.

New STEM Scholarships: $5,575,000

Raised for StrongPoints®: $5,000,000+
StrongPoints® is a comprehensive advising and personal coaching model for students found only at Meredith.

Study Abroad: $4,708,662

Athletics: $1,385,251

Planned Giving raised during Campaign: $39,773,277

Raised for Facilities: $8,450,250
Most visible outcome of the Campaign are the new and enhanced facilities on campus, such as the newly-renovated Johnson Hall, Jo Ellen Ammons Welcome Center, Lowery Fitness Center, Elizabeth Triplett Beam Fountain Plaza Johnson Hall, Bobbitt Williams Executive Suite, Kresge Auditorium, and Dickson Foundation Community Garden.

Foundation Giving: $8,625,779

Annual Giving during Campaign: $13,746,329
Before campaign $700,000 per year and 2017-18 $2.3M

Alumnae Giving percentage: 37.9%

Giving Day Total during Campaign: $1,055,029

Faculty/Staff giving increased from 26.7% to 73.2% participation during the Campaign

Faculty and Staff Professional Development:  5 new funds and $1,137,657 raised

Parents gave during the Campaign: over $3,000,000

1891 Student Philanthropy Club: 1,194 unique members since it began in the spring of 2014


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Cindy Godwin
Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement
(919) 760-8206
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