RPTA 50th Anniversary Match

This campaign ends on July 1 at 12:59AM EDT

In honor of 50 years of RPTA at Western Illinois University, we ask all RPTA alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends to make a gift to help us get all the way to our goal of $100,000!

If we reach our goal by June 30, 2018 we will secure an ADDITIONAL $100,000 in challenge dollars from a generous member of the RPTA family.

Your participation in the 50th Anniversary Match enables us to:

1) Provide scholarship assistance for incoming freshmen and transfer students, as well as internship opportunities

2) Purchase a reliable van to safely transport RPTA students to conferences and learning experiences outside of
the classroom

3) Hold professional development and alumni engagement opportunities throughout the state to keep our RPTA family connected

Your gift may be designated to the RPTA general fund, any RPTA-specific scholarship, or Horn Field Campus to qualify for the match.

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Please note: The donors and dollars on this campaign account for all gifts including mail-in gifts, gifts processed by the WIU Phonathon and other gifts made to the RPTA 50th Anniversary Campaign.
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Class Leaderboard
The Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni, Students, Parents
Class YearDonorsDollars
1970 3$2,500
1980 4$1,330
1978 3$1,125
1971 3$1,085
1986 3$660
1981 3$550
1998 3$525
1982 1$500
1990 1$500
1975 5$500
1984 4$480
1995 2$360
1993 2$300
1972 2$300
1992 4$290
1977 3$250
2011 3$225
1976 3$200
2015 3$189
1973 2$150
2012 2$150
2009 2$100
1989 1$100
2013 3$76
1997 1$50
2016 1$50
1974 1$50
2006 1$50
1999 1$50
2003 1$50
2014 2$45
2008 1$40
2017 1$25
1991 1$25
1985 1$25

Donor affiliations

33% Alumni

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7% Faculty/Staff

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7% Friends

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Roger Key
Christie Carmack
Nancy K. Jameson
Katharine A. Pawelko
Nancy K. Jameson
Ron Schneider
Jeremy Robinett
Kenneth S Kutska
Angeline Hartman
Suzanne Woodward
Chris & Rachel Smith
Minsun Doh
Carrie Van Vleet
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Receive a handwritten note from a student and an RPTA 50th Anniversary window cling.


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