Father Peter's 10th Anniversary

By Marci Paton

120% of 750 Donor goal
This campaign ended on May 31, 2016, but you can still make a gift to Villanova University by clicking here!

This June marks 10 years since Father Peter Donohue became President of Villanova University. His ongoing work on behalf of the University is an inspiration to us all. Donors who give $10 or more by May 31, 2016 will be listed on a special online honor roll, and will have their names printed on donor recognition boards, to be displayed on campus during Reunion Weekend, June 9-12. Your gift can support one of 11 designations, from the Annual Fund to the Performing Arts Center.

The results are in!

Happy 10th anniversary, Father Peter!

And THANK YOU to the Villanova community for helping us mark this special milestone. More than 900 alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends contributed over $124,000 to the University in appreciation of Father Peter’s ongoing leadership. 

View our online Honor Roll of Donors to see who made a gift in honor of Father Peter: http://bit.ly/1Vk2Uxz

2973 days ago by Villanova University
Donor Goal Update

Today, we exceeded our increased goal of 750 donors!  We are truly humbled by this outpouring of support from the Villanova community, in recognition of Father Peter’s continued leadership at the University.

With four days remaining until our fiscal year ends (May 31), there is still more we can achieve. Together, let’s see how many more people we can inspire to participate in honoring this special milestone!

2979 days ago by Villanova University
Are You From Montana?

Donors from 28 states have made their gift in honor of Father Peter’s 10th anniversary. This is a great testament to the Nova Nation’s reach—now, let’s see how close we can get to all 50 states! Help us fill in the gaps in our donations map by making a gift or encouraging your faraway friends to show their support for Villanova.

Each gift counts toward the Chapter Challenge, so your support also makes a difference for your local Villanova University Alumni Association chapter!

2981 days ago by Villanova University
Have you made your Reunion gift?

Reunion 2016 is less than one month away!

For those celebrating milestone Reunions this year (classes ending in 1 or 6), your gift in honor of Father Peter counts toward your Reunion class gift totals. The Class of 1956 is currently in the lead with 36% class participation, while the Class of 1961 has raised the most in gifts and pledges—totaling over $2.6 million.

To view your Reunion class gift goals and progress, visit www.villanova.edu/reuniongiving.

2987 days ago by Villanova University
Congratulations, Class of 2016!

We are thrilled to announce that the Senior Class Gift exceeded 61% participation—a new University record! Thank you to the 920+ seniors who contributed to their favorite areas of campus or made a gift in honor of Father Peter, leaving a lasting legacy for future Villanovans.

In addition, the Class of 2016 helped secure more than $92,000 for Villanova through the May Family Match. We are extremely grateful to the Mays—David '75, Patti '77, Meaghan '08, Kaitlyn '10, '14 and Erinn '13—for their support!

The Class of 2016’s success is an example of the incredible impact all of our alumni have when they make a gift. We hope you are inspired by their ongoing commitment to Villanova!

2990 days ago by Villanova University
We’ve exceeded 500 donors!

With 20 days still remaining, we’ve exceeded our goal of 500 donors!  Given this tremendous support from the Villanova community, we’ve increased our goal to 750 donors to keep the momentum going. 

Thank you for helping us mark this special milestone for Father Peter in such a meaningful way!

2994 days ago by Villanova University
Another way to show your support

After making your gift, consider becoming an advocate to help us reach our goal. Click on the "Advocates" tab above to find your personalized link and social buttons that make it easy to spread the word. By using your personalized link, you'll be able to see how many donations you inspire by sharing your support.  

We have already made incredible progress toward our goal. Let's continue to honor Father Peter's 10th Anniversary by encouraging all Villanovans to participate!

3000 days ago by Cheryl Morris
5 Days Down, $50,000 Raised!

THANK YOU! In less than five days, hundreds of Villanovans—alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends—have contributed more than $50,000 in recognition of Father Peter’s 10th anniversary! Gifts are coming in from all around the country, and are supporting a number of funding areas.

If you’ve already made a contribution, you can help by spreading the word through social media. Check out the “Advocates” tab to get a personalized link to share with your family and friends.

3004 days ago by Villanova University
Young Alumni - Your gift will be matched!

Young alumni--Here's a way to make an even greater impact through your support!

The Riley family is expanding the Young Alumni Challenge to honor Father Peter's 10th Anniversary. Young alumni from the classes of 2001-2015 who make a gift of $10 or more through this site will have their gift matched by the Riley family.

Young alumni who made a gift in fiscal year 2015 and renew their support by May 31, 2016 (end of fiscal year 2016) will also have their gift matched up to $100!

3009 days ago by Cheryl Morris

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