Fund Raising

Musketeer Memories

April 1, 2003 |

Robert Rice Jr., the Musketeer mascot in 1969, traded in his swashbuckler’s costume for a soldier’s uniform—and paid the ultimate price. He was felled by a mortar round in a sweaty jungle in Vietnam only 14 months post graduation, but … Read More

Future Links

April 1, 2003 |

Joseph F. Link Jr. studied, taught and lived at Xavier for most of his adult life. And now, upon his death in January at age 89, Link’s dedication to the University and its students will carry on with the creation … Read More

Father Figure

April 1, 2003 |

Ever since his early days at the University, Albert Bischoff, S.J., has been lending a friendly ear and dispensing advice to students. He never really knew what kind of impact he had on them though, until a group of graduates … Read More

Youthful Philanthropy

April 1, 2003 |

On a cold night in November, squirreled away in a cabin in a wooded area of Indiana, a unique group of 11 University and high school students brainstormed into the wee hours about who should get, what for them, was … Read More

The Name Game

January 1, 2003 |

Two years ago, when William Grote III made a pledge toward the construction cost of the clock tower lounge in the new Gallagher Student Center, he earned the right to name it. Rather than naming it after himself, as many … Read More

Recalling Ryan

January 1, 2003 |

Ryan’s Pub in the new Gallagher Student Center serves up memories alongside its meals. Stephen G. Ryan of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Charles P. Gallagher, a Toledo native and Denver businessman, were roommates, best friends and graduates of the Class … Read More

Annual Fund

January 1, 2003 |

For 50 years, the University has had an annual giving fund, although a lot has changed in those five decades. Compared to the single program of 50 years ago, today’s annual fund is a complex mix of programs.

But, says … Read More

The 1831 Society

October 1, 2002 |

Few people are more crucial to the success of the University than members of The 1831 Society. The 1831 Society is:

• The University’s No. 1 group of donors to the annual fund.

• The University’s most presti- gious donor … Read More

Annual Fund

October 1, 2002 |

Since the completion of the Century Campaign last year, the annual fund has become the University’s No. 1 fund-raising priority.

Gifts of all sizes are needed and critical, not only for financial reasons but institutional reputation as well: In its … Read More

Fifty Years Later

October 1, 2002 |

It’s been 50 years since the University formally created an annual giving program.

“I’ll tell you the biggest difference between now and then,” says Paul Lindsay, a 1956 graduate and associate vice president for university relations. “Back in 1952, when … Read More

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