Fund Raising


October 1, 2007 |

He called the switchboard and asked for someone in gift and estate planning. He was not an alumnus. He was a widower. He had no real connection with Xavier, but wanted to leave it in his will. And he did. … Read More

A Giving Group

October 1, 2007 |

You don’t have to be a grad to love Xavier. Just ask Dr. Robert Osher. An internationally renowned cataract surgeon, founder of the Cincinnati Eye Institute and driving editorial force behind the world’s first video medical journal, Osher claims 28 … Read More

Long Live the Woods

October 1, 2007 |

Among the dozen or so properties acquired for the Xavier Square project, perhaps none holds more nostalgic memories for alumni than the Norwood Café, more commonly known as “The Woods.” Though the white-frame structure at the corner of Cleneay Avenue … Read More

In With Finn

July 1, 2007 |

The Father Finn Society continues to grow at a record pace. The society, which includes those who have arranged planned gifts to the University, welcomed 25 new members this year, bringing membership to 256.

“Our goal is to have 300 … Read More

Future of X Tours

July 1, 2007 |

Alumni chapters across the country are hosting gatherings that offer insights into the To See Great Wonders campaign and its campus developments. The invitation-only gatherings are for those who contributed to the annual fund during the past three years.

Chapters … Read More

Entrepreneurial Gift

July 1, 2007 |

Even when he was earning his business degree, Tom Sedler worked in the family business. “It’s just what we did back then,” he says. “I went to class then zipped off to work.”

Sedler graduated in 1958 but began his … Read More

A Winning Team

July 1, 2007 |

When Cincinnati’s Clark Montessori High School plays its first-ever varsity football game this fall, sport management students in Kristi Sweeney’s Facility and Event Management class will have something to cheer about. Through Xavier’s philanthropy program, they donated $4,000 to the … Read More

Shaping the Future of Healthcare

July 1, 2007 |

Much has been written about the Baby Boomers’ projected impact on health care. But, says Ida Schick, chair of Xavier’s graduate program in health services administration, the population born during World War II—directly in advance of the Baby Boom—is already … Read More

Sweet Reading

April 1, 2007 |

Some people have gardens for a hobby. Some a workshop. Tim Sassen spends his spare time writing and publishing children’s books. Specifically, he publishes The Cherry on Top, a 48-page story he wrote about the importance of friendship, the wonders … Read More

Commons Preview

April 1, 2007 |

Students are getting an early view of what the new Learning Commons is going to be like. The University Library is reorganizing its first floor to become a prototype of how the new facility will look and work, with its … Read More