To Our Staff: Thank You for Making Arcadia a Great University!
Make your Campaign gift: Staff Campaign Pledge Form
This past year, nearly 1,000 students, one of the University’s largest classes, graduated from Arcadia.
The success of these graduates is a direct result of the extraordinary commitment made by our talented Faculty and Staff. Through The Campaign for Arcadia University, you can make an impact.
Your gift will help to create new facilities, increase endowments for student scholarships, and support the Annual Fund. In making the Campaign’s highest priorities a reality, the University can do more than ever for each and every student.
A Unique Way to Give: The “Triple Play”
1. Building the Long-Awaited University Commons
The new University Commons will serve as a place for students, faculty and staff to gather. Its impressive facilities include a large café, lounges, an art gallery, student activity spaces, meeting rooms (including an auditorium that will seat 500) and renovated areas in Kuch Center (fitness center, weight room, dance studio, etc.).
2. Increasing the Endowment for Student Scholarships
With more than 90 percent of our students receiving financial aid, these scholarships are crucial to helping more students graduate and to reducing the burden of educational loans. Many staff already have demonstrated extraordinary support for endowed scholarships with gifts to endowments honoring Marie Gallagher and Dr. David C. Larsen. To follow the examples set in honoring Marie and David, staff members are invited to take part in a special initiative to help create a new Staff Endowed Scholarship for Students.
3. Strengthening the Annual Fund
The Annual Fund is part of the University’s operating budget and allows the University to purchase books for the library, fund building renovations, and even pay salaries to our Work Study students. The Annual Fund enhances day-to-day life at our University.
Giving to the Campaign is as Easy as A-B-C
Determine the amount of your gift and the payment period. Campaign pledges can be paid over as many as five years, making it possible to make a larger gift than you may have considered initially. You also have the convenience of monthly payments through payroll deductions.
Determine where you would like to direct your gift, if you would like to benefit an individual Campaign project or priority (e.g. University Commons, Student Scholarships, Annual Fund) or where the Campaign’s needs are greatest. Or take part in a “Triple Play” and split your gift between the University Commons, Student Scholarships and the Annual Fund!
C. Complete Your Pledge Form
Complete and sign your pledge form and invest in a Campaign that will benefit the entire University community and future generations of students.
We’d Like to Say THANK YOU for Your Gift
The Faculty and Staff Campaigns have many ways to recognize you and to thank you for your gift.
Unless otherwise requested, your name will be listed with other contributors to the Campaign in the University’s Annual Report for the year you make your gift.
A Dollar a Day for Three Years
The Campaign will provide a pound of fair trade coffee or tea with the mug when a Faculty or Staff member pledges an amount equal to—or exceeding—a dollar-a-day for three years (or $1,080). One dollar per day is approximately $30 per month or $360 per year. Over three years, your gift is $1,080.
Contributors who make gifts of $1,000 or more per year (or $83.34 per month) qualify as members of the University’s most distinguished group of donors, the President’s Circle. Membership benefits include an invitation to a special reception and regular updates from the President.
Named Areas and Endowment Funds
Permanent recognition on individual plaques is available for named areas ($10,000 or more) and endowed funds ($25,000 or more). Contact the Advancement at 215-572-2945 for more details.