Ohio Wesleyan University

Creating Tomorrow: OWU Raises Staggering $238 Million In Fundraising Campaign

3 Oct , 2021  

By Cole Hatcher

In July 2014, Ohio Wesleyan University launched its $200 million “Connect Today, Create Tomorrow” comprehensive fundraising campaign.

Seven years later, the most successful campaign in OWU history has concluded with $237,995,578 in gifts and pledges – surpassing even its $225 million stretch goal by nearly $13 million.

“I am grateful to every one of the 19,900 donors who supported this historic effort,” President Rock Jones, Ph.D., said in announcing the fundraising total. “Thanks to the generosity of our alumni, students, employees, parents, friends, foundations, and corporations, the Connect Today, Create Tomorrow campaign is transforming Ohio Wesleyan University with record-setting support for our students, faculty, and physical campus.” More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Ohio Wesleyan Campaign Surpasses $200 Million Goal

22 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University made a stirring announcement on Monday on Twitter, and also shared that news with someone who had helped make it possible.

Since its launch, the Connect Today Create Tomorrow campaign for the University has resulted in 18,188 donors. The last of those, 2015 OWU grad Drew Peng, pushed the total over $200 million with his gift. More…

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