The Class of 1956, represented by Grant Dibert and Paul Lindsay, led all classes with 51 percent of the alumni giving to the annual fund. The Class of 1954, represented by Jim Powers, was second with a 49-percent participation rate.
The most recent classes were headed up by the Classes of 1991 (14 percent) and 1993 (12 percent). Brian Smith and Eric Knop served as the respective class representatives. Annual fund gifts support campus needs in a variety of areas. Among other things, these gifts help keep tuition costs down and increase scholarship opportunities.