The Davidson College community rallied to raise $66 million over the just-ended fiscal year, the second-highest total in school history. The vital funds will be channeled into scholarships, faculty support–the equivalent of 10 professorships, athletics and helping graduates launch into careers or further education.
As a student, Chad Morgan ’96 saw Davidson as “a melting pot of differences,” and it changed his life in important and lasting ways.
Bionic limbs, targeted cancer therapies, stem cells, laparoscopic surgeries, gene sequencing–medical research advances save or improve countless lives every day. Through a program in partnership with Davidson alumni and research centers across the country, students participate in some of today’s most promising efforts to understand, treat and eradicate diseases. The Davidson Research Network (DRN) provides Read More
Lula Bell Houston dedicated her entire 60-year career to serving and building relationships with Davidson students. This fall, a new on-campus resource center named Lula Bell’s will remove barriers to student success and provide enriching programs for all students.
“Students of color need Davidson and, just as importantly, Davidson needs students of color. In order for everyone to understand history and the roles we all have in building our future, we have to talk to one another and learn from our unique experiences,” said Tonya Keener. Davidson’s first Emergence Scholar, Obai Kamara ’17, will graduate this month.
Davidson College has been recognized by the Council for the Support and Advancement of Education (CASE) with a 2015 Educational Fundraising Award for Overall Performance. And because the college has garnered a CASE award for educational fundraising in three of the last five years, it also was recognized with a 2015 Sustained Excellence in Educational Fundraising Award.
Kevin Carey, director of the New America Foundation’s education policy programs and a national education writer, visited Davidson Jan. 28. He shared his impressions of the college and its leadership in a recent commentary in The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Davidson possesses a proud history, a devoted alumni base, and a sterling national reputation,” Carey Read More