We did it!

The numbers are extraordinary. But more extraordinary still is what they mean for Kenyon students, now and for generations to come. The "We Are Kenyon" campaign ended in triumph last summer, raising more than $240 million-fully $10 million more than the goal that was set when the campaign had its public launch in 2007. More than 15,000 alumni, friends, and other supporters contributed to the campaign. Together, they made "We Are Kenyon" by far the most successful comprehensive campaign in the College's history-indeed, the most ambitious campaign ever mounted by an Ohio private college.

The following pages show what the Kenyon family-what we-accomplished. Thanks to this campaign, the College will have superb new buildings for the visual arts, a completely renovated Peirce Hall, and an array of other new academic facilities. A doubling of the scholarship endowment means wider access to the Kenyon experience. Five new endowed chairs mean greater possibilities in the classroom. The campaign strengthened the Kenyon Review, created the Center for the Study of American Democracy, and safeguarded the campus's rural charm through land preservation.

Take a tour of the Kenyon landscape (and the Kenyon mindscape), as enriched by the campaign. Feast your eyes. Savor the accomplishment. And give yourself a pat on the back. You did it! We did it together!

Superb Facilities

"When you look at what this campaign accomplished just in terms of facilities, you have to marvel. With this effort, plus the results of the previous campaign and interim fundraising, we have rebuilt or restored a good portion of the campus. Art, science, music, English, interdisciplinary programs, study abroad, dining, housing, athletics--all have top-of-the-line facilities." -David Horvitz '74 H'98, Leadership Phase Chair

Academic Excellence

"We knew that increasing endowment had to be a key goal, and our supporters came through for Kenyon. The $84 million we raised will increase our endowment holdings by 50 percent. This is bedrock strength for the future. It's remarkable, too, that $60 million of the new endowment supports financial aid. That translates directly into a greater ability to admit outstanding students." -Charles P. Waite Jr. '77 P'06, '10, Public Phase Campaign Chair

Strong Community

"Again and again during the campaign, I was struck by the passionate feeling among Kenyon people that this college matters, profoundly. Our alumni, our parents, everyone--they believe in this place, they're devoted to its liberal-arts mission. And they came through with wonderful support." -S. Georgia Nugent, President

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