Senior Class Gift 2019

This campaign ends on June 30 at 11:59PM EDT

The senior class gift is meant to continue the tradition of senior classes paying it forward and enriching the experiences of future students. As our time here comes to a close and we look back at the years we have spent here, we believe everyone can find moments of joy and life changing experiences. Throughout the school year, this campaign is encouraging every student to make a contribution in honor of those moments and experiences.

There are so many different reasons to give to Davidson. What makes the senior class gift special is that it is a collective effort that goes directly to support The Fund for Davidson, which raises expendable dollars, meaning they will go into effect immediately. The five buckets of The Fund for Davidson are: Access and Affordability (The Davidson Trust); Experiential Learning (internships, fellowships, research); Athletics (general support and each Division I team); Visual, Literary and Performing Arts (including WDAV); and other “unrestricted support” (allowing Davidson to put your gift towards the greatest need). When you make a donation to the senior class gift, you can choose which of these areas you'd like to support and you can even make your gift in honor of any person, place or experience that has impacted your time at Davidson!

Our goal is to garner support from at least 85% of our class this year. In addition, we hope that at least 50% of our class will make a commitment to give next year, in support of our friends and fellow Wildcats still on campus!

By making a donation and a pledge, you are joining a network of alumni who value their Davidson education and believe in the college's values, and who have pledged to support the transformative liberal arts experience Davidson provides. Historically, Davidson has one of the very best alumni participation rates in the country, and your gift, no matter the size, helps maintain that tradition.

To learn more, please mark the dates for our next events on your calendars, beginning with our kickoff week, Monday, October 29th- Thursday, November 1st:

  • Monday, October 29th: Celebrate the start of our Senior Class Gift with coffee and donuts on Chambers lawn!
  • Tuesday, October 30th: Reverse trick-or-treating! The Senior Class Gift committee will be handing out candy and more information on getting involved.
  • Wednesday October 31st: Summit Trivia night! Senior and Halloween themed trivia... special prizes on the line!
  • Thursday, November 1st: Raffle at the basketball season opener! Stop by to learn more and enter to win!

Check back to this page for more events in the spring. Thank you so much for your support! Go Wildcats!

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