Randolph College exceeded its goals for alumnae and alumni financial support during fiscal year 2016-17, raising $2.143 million for the Annual Fund and $8.6 million in total giving.
“We are ever grateful for the generosity of our alumnae and alumni and friends of the College,” said President Bradley W. Bateman. “These gifts help ensure that the legacy of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College is honored and the future of Randolph College is preserved. We are excited to see what the upcoming year has in store.”
For the past year, giving participation among Randolph’s alumnae and alumni was at 23 percent—above the national average for private colleges, which was 18 percent in 2016. One of the biggest highlights was the second annual Giving Tuesday, when the College raised more than $201,000 from 360 participating donors in a single day.
Since spring of 2015, Randolph has received $6.2 million in gifts and pledges specifically for infrastructure upgrades in nine campus buildings. Some of the projects include the addition of new boilers and water heaters, electrical upgrades, and nominal switchboard replacements.