Campaign Update

The Now Is the Time Campaign presents the opportunity for a remarkable partnership between faculty, staff and students and the alumni and supporters who make the education we provide possible. Initiatives made possible by campaign gifts – new professorships, the Global Studies program, expanded internships and enhanced scholarship support, to name just a few – are having a tremendous impact. We are grateful for your continued partnership in our aspirations for the future of the college.

OVERALL GOAL: $150 MILLION

Academic Strength   Goal: $75 Million

These funds will add faculty to broaden and deepen the curriculum, cultivate innovation in teaching and learning and increase the extraordinary learning experiences that prepare students to lead in a globally connected world.

  $51.5 million*  
Access and Affordability   Goal: $50 Million

These funds will endow need-based scholarships and bolster merit and talent awards, making a Whitman education more accessible for current and future students.

  $32.5 million*  
Financial Strength   Goal: $25 Million

These funds will increase the unrestricted endowment and support from the Annual Fund – significant sources of fiscal stability and flexibility that help ensure the tradition of excellence at Whitman continues for future generations.

  $17.5 million*  

As we enter the second year of the public phase of the Campaign, your continued support is vital. For more information or to give online go to campaign.whitman.edu.

*An additional $12.5 million in commitments have yet to be designated.