Fund Raising


April 1, 2009 |

Receiving a scholarship often plays a large role in a student’s decision to enroll. Xavier offers a wide range of scholarships, including:

  • Endowed scholarships: Xavier has more than 100 endowed scholarships, which are named after the donors who created them. … Read More

Learning Commons honor Mike Conaton

April 1, 2009 |

Xavier University’s new Learning Commons is being named in honor of Michael J. Conaton, a 1955 graduate, former acting president of the University, chairman of the board of trustees from 1985-2004 and current board member. The naming of the building … Read More

Campaign at a Glance

April 1, 2009 |

To See Great Wonders: The Campaign for Xavier will enable the University to revolutionize the student learning experience and dramatically enhance the campus environment through:

Creation of the James E. Hoff, S.J., Academic Quad. The centerpiece of a sweeping campus … Read More

H-E-L-P from the FBI

January 1, 2009 |

Former FBI agent David Lichtenfeld donated $2,500 to Xavier’s Department of Criminal Justice as part of the J. Edgar Hoover Memorial Scholarship, an effort that is supported by the Society of Former FBI Agents. “It is important to give back,” … Read More

Eigel Center

January 1, 2009 |

During his inaugural speech in September 2001, Xavier President Michael J. Graham, S.J., posed a challenging idea: “What is the great conversation that might occur between [us] if we found ourselves around a common table? What might we study then, … Read More

WOX on the Roll

January 1, 2009 |

The University’s newly created Women of Excellence organization is building momentum as it moves closer toward awarding its inaugural WOX Giving Circle grant this spring. The Giving Circle is a new giving vehicle that allows WOX members to have a … Read More

Nursing Grant

October 1, 2008 |

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued the University’s Department of Nursing a three-year, $809,090 grant, which is being used to create a new academic concentration focusing on the clinical nurse leader (CNL) specialty within the master’s degree … Read More

Healthy Gift

October 1, 2008 |

Wilma McGrath, who worked as a registered nurse at Xavier’s health and counseling center, left the University a $100,000 gift as part of her estate. McGrath died earlier this year at the age of 90. The center is named after … Read More

Gone Sweet Home

October 1, 2008 |

Tradition and memory are handy tools for giving life context and, by extension, meaning. Each generation carries its particular set of memories, built on the foundations provided by previous generations. For some Xavier graduates, it may be the old Red … Read More


October 1, 2008 |

The Initiative for Catholic Schools is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year. The program, which was initiated by a grant from the Clement and Ann Buenger Foundation in 2003,  is designed to continue to enhance the effectiveness of Catholic schools … Read More