Fall 2019 Issue

Roaring Forward

For the Bold nears $900 million

By Jennifer Page Wall

William & Mary’s $1 billion For the Bold campaign is roaring forward, with nearly $900 million raised to date. The Alma Mater of the Nation maintains a firm grip on its position as the No. 1 nationally ranked public university for undergraduate alumni participation, surpassing several Ivy League institutions. In fiscal year 2019, William & Mary secured almost $92 million from a total of 42,556 donors contributing to areas across the university, and gifts of less than $100 collectively added up to nearly $1.8 million. This fiscal year, W&M saw the opening of the McLeod Tyler Wellness Center and the Shenkman Jewish Center, and construction began on the Tribe Field Hockey Center, the Alumni House expansion and the Reveley Garden. Additionally, the Raymond A. Mason School of Business launched a new Center for Online Learning. All of these initiatives and many more were made possible by the generous support of donors.