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Bill Watson Rallies Class of 1967

William H. “Bill” Watson ’67 is looking forward to his 50th class reunion June 7-11, 2017, so much that he agreed to co-chair the reunion planning committee. “It’s been a lot of fun,” he said. The volunteers quickly pulled together committees for fundraising…

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Lou Ubben Walton '57 Says Reunions are Great Fun

Approaching 60 years since her graduation from DePauw, Lou Ubben Walton ’57 says it’s the special fun of reunions that keeps her volunteering and returning to the University. It was 2002 when she and her husband, Dwight Walton ’57, visited campus for…

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GOLD Challenge Draws Support from 941 Young Alumni

DePauw’s GOLD (Graduates Of the Last Decade) alumni made a strong showing in the seventh annual GOLD Challenge – a one-day, social media-based fundraising challenge – which took place on Nov. 2, 2016. Even in the midst of an epic World Series championship…

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Janet Crawford Evans '75 is a Multi-Faceted Volunteer

When Janet Crawford Evans ’75 returned to DePauw in 2010 for her 35th reunion, she remembers feeling sad and disoriented. DePauw had always been a sort of magical place – the place where she met her husband, Dr. Richard W. Schwartz ’75, where they returned…

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25th Reunion Cochairs Impact Future by Volunteering

DePauw volunteers are essential to successful reunions each year. Hundreds of volunteers work with the Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving offices to plan their reunions and secure donations for their class gifts to The Fund for DePauw.

Two of those…

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Nadia Mitchem '98 Makes a Mark Through Volunteerism

During her years on DePauw’s campus, Nadia T. Mitchem ’98 was an active and engaged student leader. The psychology major from St. Louis was involved in leadership activities such as Student Congress and Union Board, and in extracurricular groups ranging…

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GOLD Challenge: 24 hours. 1,032 Donors.

Kristin Perks Champa ’91, executive director of Annual Giving and director of School of Music development, shares an update on DePauw’s recordsetting GOLD Challenge, supported by Graduates Of the Last Decade.

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Regional Events Kick Off The Campaign for DePauw

While the official launch of The Campaign for DePauw took place on campus in Greencastle, Ind., on Oct. 3, other parts of the country got into the campaign spirit as well. Indianapolis, St. Louis, New York City and Chicago have all hosted their own campaign…

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University Launches The Campaign For DePauw

President Brian W. Casey announced today that DePauw University has launched a $300 million comprehensive fundraising campaign—The Campaign for DePauw—that will seek new funds to support the University’s academic programs, financial aid efforts, student preparation programs and an array of campus improvements.

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