Campaign for the Twenty-First Century - University of Arkansas - Fayetteville AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George
N 36° 04.226 W 094° 10.469
15S E 394238 N 3992398
Quick Description: This plaque is one of many such signs on campus which explain historical buildings, places and events.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 5/18/2014 6:39:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMKQTN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member arkansas stickerdude
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Long Description:
Marker Text -

CAMPAIGN FOR THE

TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

THE CAMPAIGN FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY,

CONSIDERED THE MOST AMBITIOUS FUND-RAISING EFFORT

UNDERTAKEN BY AN ORGANIZATION IN ARKANSAS, SPANNED

3/1/1998 - 6/30/2005. THE $500 MILLION CAMPAIGN'S

OBJECTIVE WAS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR SCHOLARSHIP AND

FACULTY ENDOWMENTS, CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, PROGRAM

SUPPORT AND ANNUAL GIVING. THE GOAL WAS REACHED,

THEN RAISED TO $900 MILLION. THAT GOAL WAS ATTAINED

AND RAISED TO $1 BILLION, PLACING THE UNIVERSITY AMONG

24 OTHER INSTITUTIONS IN AMERICA ACTIVELY ENGAGED

IN SUCH DRIVES. THE CAMPAIGN FINISHED BY RAISING

MORE THAN $1 BILLION, SIGNIFICANTLY AUGMENTING

THE INSTITUTION'S ENDOWMENT. COMMEMORATING THE

CAMPAIGN'S TRANSFORMATIONAL IMPACT AND SYMBOLIZING

THAT THE UNIVERSITY'S "TIME HAS COME", THE CAMPAIGN

STEERING COMMITTEE GAVE GIFTS TO ADD A CLOCK TO

OLD MAIN'S SOUTH TOWER, A PART OF THE STRUCTURE'S

ORIGINAL DESIGN, FINALLY REALIZED 130 YEARS LATER.
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