Congratulations and thank you!
More than 113,000 donors contributed over $1.05 Billion to UD
Delaware First: The Campaign for the University of Delaware unified our UD community for one purpose: advancing this great institution in order to have a lasting impact on its people, programs and the world beyond.
Every donor, every gift and every engaged champion led us to this historic moment for the University. The numbers are impressive, but the truly incredible part of the Campaign is the difference it is making for Blue Hens today and for generations to come.
Thank you to all the donors and supporters of Delaware First: The Campaign for the University of Delaware. The generosity of the UD community has enabled the achievement of an unprecedented milestone in the University’s history: fundraising more than $1 billion. Together, we are redefining student success, transforming our campus and inventing a new tomorrow with impactful discoveries.
Dennis and Eleni Assanis
UD President and First Lady
Delaware First: Moments and Milestones
Delaware First Impact video: youtube.com/watch?v=a7bwIEHssZM
BUILDING ON THE MOMENTUM
“I hope everyone shares my enthusiasm for the amazing progress and momentum that has been created through Delaware First–more than a billion dollars raised and more great things to come. It is truly expanding our impact on the world and elevating the Blue Hen experience.”
–Terri L. Kelly, EG86, Chair, UD Board of Trustees
BY THE NUMBERS
Delaware First record-breaking fundraising numbers show the strength of many as the UD family united to bolster UD’s people, programs and places.
unique Delaware First donors
number of gifts made during Delaware First
raised for the endowment
raised for current operations–replacing tuition dollars with philanthropy
donated by faculty and staff