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celebrating philanthropic success

thank you! as we’ve shared the challenges we face and our plans to address them this past fiscal year, we know how important it is to show our alumni what we’re doing to truly win your trust. the passion and commitment of the wittenberg community to affect change is tangible, and together we proved this year that tigers always step up when called upon as evidenced by our record-setting year in fundraising. read special letter from the vice president for advancement and alumni engagement.

$7,502,297.15 total raised


alumni participation


alumni attended events


new donors


scholarships awarded
from charitable

dollars from


donors helped
open the hwa


(and counting) alumni couples


raised for commit to witt

gifts from alumni in 7 countries and


states; and d.c.


active alumni

passing their light

janet jackson '75

"i love the institution. i simply love wittenberg and the experience. i was thrilled when my step-daughter went there. i was shocked when my son wanted to go. it's a phenomenal experience. it prepared me for life, and i want other students to be prepared for a rich life, and i'm not speaking of money."

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stephen shanor '90

"wittenberg has given so much to me and to my family. i look back on my time at wittenberg, and it made me who i am today. in addition, it was the happiest four years of my life. i want to make certain that others have the opportunity to have their own wittenberg experience."

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jennifer ramage '00

"i believe in the power of wittenberg. professors from whom i learned, office of admission staff with whom i worked, and the classmates with whom i graduated continue to be an integral part of my life after wittenberg. my desire to invest in people is undoubtedly stronger because of the examples set for me during my wittenberg experience."

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making an impact

in fy20, the university saw more donations to the wittenberg fund than any year in recent history.  find out the ways the annual fund supports student success.

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continuing the legacy

thanks to a generous $100,000 match by wes '70 and ann bates '70, the benjamin prince society will continue to lead in giving back.

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leading with light

175 years of changing lives

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engaging alumni

alumni make a difference in the lives of current and future students, and in advancing wittenberg's mission.

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stay connected

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