Passion for the Climb

Passion for the Climb: The Campaign for Colgate is a transformational effort that has made university history. Raising $480 million and exceeding its original $400 million goal by 20 percent, the campaign has expanded Colgate’s financial aid resources, grown its endowment and annual fund, helped implement its vision for residential education, and furthered its interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts education. Read the full story.



To mark the successful end of Passion for the Climb: The Campaign for Colgate, President Jeffrey Herbst and 26 members of the Colgate University community will ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, July 13. It’s a moment of triumph for a university that raised $480 million, surpassing its initial $400 million campaign goal by 20 percent. [Read more]
At this year’s commencement on May 20, President Jeffrey Herbst announced that the Class of 2012 had set a new participation record of 95 percent thanks to 680 gifts to the Victor Krivitski ’12 Memorial Scholarship Fund. [Read more]
As Colgate people around the world celebrated Friday the 13th and #ColgateDay trended on Twitter, the university welcomed international entrepreneur and Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson to campus for the fifth annual Kerschner Family Series Global Leaders at Colgate. [Read more]
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