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“The WHY of Davidson? Disproportionate Impact for Good.”

Carol Quillen

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Davidson game changers question the status quo and push themselves to achieve more than they thought possible.

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We are investing in initiatives that prepare Davidson to lead.

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The World Needs what Davidson Delivers

No institution is better positioned to reimagine the liberal arts tradition within this modern world than Davidson, which holds itself and its community to the highest standards of intellectual inquiry and humane action. Through this comprehensive campaign, we—alumni, families and friends—will prepare Davidson for another century of what it does best: inspiring leaders to transform the world.

Meet Our Game Changers


MacDonald Family Program Expands Internship Opportunities

A new gift from former Davidson parent Scott MacDonald will allow students to pursue internship experiences that are consistent with their career interests and would not have been possible without financial support. The MacDonald Family Internship Program is a companion to the successful MacDonald Community Scholars Program at Davidson and jointly honors MacDonald’s sons, Davidson graduates Andrew ’03 and Ross ’08.

Bacca Foundation Gift Supports Davidson as Creative Pioneer in the Humanities

A $3 million gift from the Bacca Foundation builds upon the college’s reputation as a center for humanistic study and acknowledges the importance of the humanities in preparing students for today’s world.

Volleyball Scholarships from a Game-Changing Friend

Tim Bien makes the Davidson scholar athlete experience possible for more students through support of volleyball scholarships. “Sometimes, it’s easy to become cynical, but this group really renews my faith in the future,” he said.