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March 14, 2020
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#Commit To Witt 2020

Thanks To Our Challenge Donors!

And thank you to our Ambassadors who helped spread the word about #Commit2Witt with their social media posts, texts, and emails. We are deeply grateful for your passion for Wittenberg, which has inspired alumni, faculty, staff, parents, and friends from around the nation to make a gift the University. We couldn’t have done it without you!

These Challenges helped Wittenberg reach $457,716 on this historic giving day. What a way to celebrate our 175th birthday!

Andy Bell

Andy Bell
Lunchtime Match - Witt Fund
$1,845 - Witt Fund

William Boggs

Bill Boggs '68
Final Countdown - $10k Challenge
$10,000 - Witt Fund

Eddie and Wendy Ford

Eddie '75 and Wendy '76 Ford
1:1 Match - Diversity & Inclusion Fund
$3,000 - McClain Center for Diversity & Inclusion

Mike and Sharon Frandsen

Mike and Sharon Frandsen
Presidential Video Challenge
$2,500 - Witt Fund

Casey and Patrick Gill

Casey and Patrick Gill
McClain Center Challenge
$1,845 - McClain Center for Diversity & Inclusion

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Don '61 and Marty '95 Hillerich
$1k Challenge for Men's Swimming & Diving
$1,000 - Men's Swimming & Diving

Hupp Family

Alicia '82 and Greg Hupp; Hannah Hupp '18
1:1 Match - Witt Fund
$1,750 - Witt Fund; $1,000 - Witt Fund

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson '75
1:1 Match - Koch Hall
$1,000 - Koch Hall Renovation

Rebecca Kocher

Rebecca and Brad Kocher
50 State Challenge
$1,845 - Witt Fund

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Ho Pak Kong '50
Ho Pak Kong '50, Emeritus Member of Wittenberg’s Board of Directors Challenge
$20,000 - Witt Fund

Tim Kremchek

Tim '81 and Hilary '82 Kremchek
Tiger Club Total Gifts Leaderboard
$1,845 - Tiger Club

Michelle Mattson

Michelle Mattson
Faculty Development Fund Challenge from the Provost
$1,845 - Faculty Development Fund

Bob Merzweiler

Bob Merzweiler '76
Get this Party Started Challenge
$3,111.75 - Witt Fund

Bob Merzweiler

Steve '75 and Mary Alice '75 Neely
#WittWed Couples Challenge
$1,845 - Witt Fund

Gina Schaefer

Gina Schaefer '93
1:1 Match - Koch Hall Renovation
$1,000 - Koch Hall Renovation

John Shumate

John Shumate '99
1:1 Match for CBS Scholarship
$3,000 - CBS Scholarship

Alan and Pamela Stewart

Alan '69 and Pamela '69 Stewart
Choir Director Endowment Challenge
$10,000 - Choir Director Endowment Fund

Carola Thorson

Carola Thorson
Dinnertime Dash for Scholarship
$1,845 - Witt Opportunity Scholarship Fund

Gary Williams

Gary and Carrie Williams
Tiger Club Total Raised Leaderboard
$2,500 - Tiger Club

Rob Young

Rob Young
1:1 Match - Sustainability
$1,845 - Green Wittenberg Fund

Karen Gerboth
Karen Gerboth
Vice President of Marketing & Communications

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Wittenberg's curriculum has centered on the liberal arts as an education that develops the individual's capacity to think, read, and communicate with precision, understanding, and imagination. We are dedicated to active, engaged learning in the core disciplines of the arts and sciences and in pre-professional education grounded in the liberal arts. Known for the quality of our faculty and their teaching, Wittenberg has more Ohio Professors of the Year than any four-year institution in the state. The university has also been recognized nationally for excellence in community service, sustainability, and intercollegiate athletics. Located among the beautiful rolling hills and hollows of Springfield, Ohio, Wittenberg offers more than 100 majors, minors and special programs, enviable student-faculty research opportunities, a unique student success center, service and study options close to home and abroad, a stellar athletics tradition, and successful career preparation.

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