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Duquesne plans first Day of Giving

Duquesne plans first Day of Giving

By Gigi Jeddi Duquesne is planning its first Day of Giving virtual fundraising event, which will allow alumni and other donors to direct monetary gifts to their favorite department, division or organization at Duquesne. The Feb. 16 event, which is being advertised through social media, will also allow people to make unrestricted gifts that will […]

Duquesne receives millions in donations

Duquesne receives millions in donations

By Max Blechman | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne announced in February the establishment of five new donor-funded endowments to go into effect in 2015. The endowments will sponsor one student, one professorship, two fellowships and one academic chair. Each endowment was established with the help of alumni and those with close ties to the University. […]

Month of Giving exceeds goals

By Carolyn Conte | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne recently concluded its first “Month of Giving” campaign which raised $142,114 to support University athletics, academics and financial aid. The campaign, which ended Feb. 28, was called “Love4DU” and surpassed its goal of 544 donors, instead receiving gifts from more than 900 alumni, friends, faculty and staff. […]

Endowment fund surpasses $262 million

Endowment fund surpasses $262 million

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne’s endowment has roughly doubled in value in the last five years, with an increase of more than $26.6 million in the last year alone. At $262 million, Duquesne’s endowment is larger than 70 percent of other colleges and universities across the country, according to Matt Frist, associate […]