Photograph of Memorial Hall on the University of Delaware campus in the fall.

Delaware First

TOGETHER, WE MAKE THE REMARKABLE HAPPEN

Delaware First: The Campaign for the University of Delaware unites Blue Hens across the nation and around the world to accelerate UD’s mission of cultivating tomorrow’s leaders, creating solutions to grand challenges, embracing diversity and inclusivity, inspiring innovations and transforming lives. 

 

As we stand at the intersection of opportunity and possibility, we hope you’ll join us in embracing this moment to reimagine the educational experience at UD … and make Delaware First, forever.

OUR CAMPAIGN PRIORITIES

 

Student scholarships, graduate fellowships, faculty support, transformational programs, improved facilities, enhanced athletics and cutting-edge research will create extraordinary student experiences while expanding UD’s impact on the world.

A scene from the University of Delaware campus in the fall with autumnal leaves and students walking down a brick walkway.
A photograph of the new staircase in the new Whitney Athletic Center.
President and alumnus, Joseph R. Biden sits at the head of table and speaks with college students.
A woman wearing a white lab coat stands in front a machine in the NIIMBLE lab.
A young man writes on a transparent white board.
Men and women wearing UD spirit gear pose with YoUDee around a cutout of the Blue Hen mascot.
Two students wearing masks walk up the steps of a UD campus building.
Close up photograph of the UD emblem on the gate on campus with the American flag in the background.
President Dennis Assanis.
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“This is our time to work collectively to deliver on game-changing ideas and make a difference in our world. I invite you to put Delaware First. In your heart and mind. In your words and actions. And in your philanthropic choices of how to make an impact.”

 

DR. DENNIS ASSANIS
PRESIDENT

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READ ABOUT HOW WE PUT DELAWARE FIRST

OUR CAMPAIGN PROGRESS

as of 7/26/2021

 

$856,714,050

TOTAL RAISED

Delaware First: The Campaign for the Future of Delaware.

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