University of Louisville Magazine

FALL 2013

The University of Louisville Alumni Magazine: for alumni, faculty, staff, students and anyone that is a UofL Cardinal fan.

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WE APPLAUD YOU. THE GIFTS THAT KEEP ON GIVING Our graduation rate has increased more than 60 percent since 2002 and this year we enrolled the most academically gifted incoming freshman class in school history, with an average ACT score of 25.2. We've produced 75 Fulbright Scholarship winners since 2003, more than all other Kentucky universities combined and on par with other prestigious universities such as Vanderbilt, Duke and MIT. of capital improvements since 2001. Our student athletes have won BIG EAST titles, the Sugar Bowl, and the men's basketball national championship, while earning trips to the women's Final Four and College World Series. Our move to the Atlantic Coast Conference will enhance our national reputation and expand opportunities to partner with ACC colleagues on academic and research projects. Our campus is undergoing a massive transformation, with more than $1.7 billion These are all wonderful accomplishments, but none of them could have been accomplished without the generosity of thousands of our friends and alumni. The steadfast support we've received has allowed us to do some amazing things, and in the following pages, you'll see how your generosity is making a difference in the lives of real people, facing real challenges. Yes, these are good days for the University of Louisville and better ones are clearly ahead — thanks to you. CAMPAIGN PROGRESS BY THE NUMBERS Financial gifts to UofL, no matter how small or how large, make the difference in the Charting Our Course campaign. On the following pages, take a look at your generosity in action. TOTAL RAISED PER CAMPAIGN PRIORITY AREAS* 308,119,724 $ 213,254,571 $ FUND FOR UOFL, ANNUAL PROGRAM AND OPERATING NUMBER OF DONORS 73,645 RESEARCH & FACULTY EXCELLENCE NUMBER OF MILLIONDOLLAR DONORS 130 C A M PA I G N TOTA L $ 890,521,010 $ 97,681,597 $ 271,465,118 $ FACILITIES AND LEARNING ENVIRONMENT *Through September 8, 2013 46|LOUISVILLE.EDU ACADEMIC SUPPORT/STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS 20 ENDOWED CHAIRS AT 21,485,242 $ 166 ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS AT 38,843,598 $

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