June 22, 2024

New Campaign Gifts

University Advancement announces Mary Washington First Campaign gifts and pledges:

  • An alumna from the Class of 1965 pledged $25,000 to endow a new study abroad scholarship.
  • A former UMW staff member and her husband have committed $60,000 in their estate to fund an endowment for specialized training and professional development.
  • A member of the Class of 1970 gave $10,000 to the Fund for Mary Washington in honor of her 45th class reunion.
  • An alumni couple from the Class of 1950 pledged $25,000 to support Arts for the Community and the Fund for Mary Washington.

The $50-million Mary Washington First Campaign began July 1, 2011, and went public April 26, 2014. As of June 15, 2015, Mary Washington alumni, parents, friends, faculty, staff, and businesses have committed more than $40 million in gifts and pledges. The Campaign is scheduled to conclude June 30, 2016. Visit http://umw.edu/marywashingtonfirst or call 540/654-1024 for more information.