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a Future Full
of Promise

Our comprehensive fundraising campaign will improve the Elmhurst experience for generations of Bluejays to come.

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Campaign Progress

With deep gratitude to the generous donors who have contributed so far, we find ourselves well on our way to achieving not only our overall campaign goal but also our four individual priorities. Here is where Elmhurst 150: The Campaign for Elmhurst University currently stands.

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The Four Priorities

Health Sciences Initiative

We envision a thriving hub for the health sciences—one that brings several different academic disciplines together to innovate and collaborate.

Athletics and Recreation

Improvements to Faganel Hall and Langhorst Field will provide an upgraded experience for thousands of students, coaches, spectators and community members—whether they are competing or watching the University’s Division III athletics programs or utilizing the facilities for intramural and recreational activity.

The Endowment

Growth of the endowment and restricted funds for multi-specific purposes, such as endowed faculty chairs, programs and scholarships, is essential for maintaining short-term liquidity while preserving the long-term financial security and stability of Elmhurst University.

The Annual Fund

The Elmhurst University Annual Fund gives supporters a way to contribute to students’ education through scholarships and operational and programmatic support. Our goal of reaching $1 million annually makes the same impact as an additional $20 million in endowment dollars.


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Alumni & Friends Gathering – Naples, FL

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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A Welcome from Institutional Advancement

Andrew Knap, Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Elmhurst UniversityFor more than 150 years, Elmhurst University has successfully educated students and prepared them to contribute in a meaningful way to every sector of society. At this critical moment, we invite you to build upon the strong foundation we have laid with Elmhurst 150: The Campaign for Elmhurst University.

Donors at every level make a difference, and every gift helps. I am grateful to partner with so many dedicated individuals and organizations as they help us write the next chapter of the Elmhurst University story. Through your support, our legacy grows.

Andrew Knap
Vice President, Institutional Advancement

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