Dec. 11–31, the Colgate community set year-end fundraising records by contributing more than $2.9 million to the Colgate Fund. A group of challengers matched each gift, up to $1.3 million, for a challenge total exceeding $4.2 million.
Cynthia Perry ’74 has been forging new paths since arriving at Colgate in 1970. As a member of the first class of female students at Colgate, Cynthia was among the very first women to participate in the University’s renowned Washington Study Group. In this article, we discuss Cynthia’s Colgate experience, what inspires her to give back, and her proposition for fellow Colgate supporters.
Colgate has one of the strongest alumni networks among liberal arts universities. The University’s graduates are renowned for their loyalty and support. Now, that network has a new online community for professional growth and development: the Colgate Link.
The Colgate Fund strengthens every program on campus, making it an important resource for the first initiatives of the University’s Third-Century Plan. Read some of the ways Colgate Fund supporters made a difference on the hill this year.