The Power of Giving

Thank you to our alumni, parents, and friends who continue the tradition of equipping our students for successful lives and careers. Each year, our students are provided with an exceptional educational experience, in the classroom and beyond. Your generous support for scholarships, hands-on learning opportunities, and leadership development allows our students to grow and build the tools needed to change the world!

Students and faculty accomplish more each year through your generosity!

$2,371,026 was the total achieved for Albion College Annual Fund (undesignated and designated) giving between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014.

$3.5 million in endowed scholarship funds were awarded to students this academic year (2014-15).

98.1% of our students received scholarships for this academic year (2014-15).

48 students had summer research grants through FURSCA (Foundation for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity) in 2014.

9 endowed professorships provide a powerful and prestigious recruitment and retention tool for faculty.

7 active endowed lecture series bring top leaders and scholars to our campus each year .

5,548 alumni, parents, and friends enhanced our students’ educational experience with gifts during fiscal year 2013-14.

Your gifts allow students to thrive.

Johanna Schulte, '15Johanna Schulte,’15, pictured to the right: "As a liberal arts institution, Albion College has provided me with a wide range of invaluable skills. Albion has fostered my professional interests and passions, and has given me opportunities to really explore how I want to spend my adult life. There has never been a shortage of interested alumni, faculty, and administrators who have actively helped me find the right path."

Johanna is a double major in public policy and women's studies. She is a member of the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service as well as the Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program. On campus, Johanna is the president of the Student Senate, and former president of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International, and she is a member of the Curriculum and Resources Committee and the Women's and Gender Studies Committee. Johanna has taken her education further with her role as an intern and research assistant at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation in Grand Rapids, as well as serving as a legal intern at Northwestern University's Center on Wrongful Convictions at the Bluhm Legal Clinic in Chicago. Albion College has provided Johanna with the tools for success which will put her well on her way toward a challenging and interesting career upon graduation this May.

If you have further questions related to giving during the fiscal year 2013-2014, please contact the Office of Annual Giving at 517/629-0448.