Wellesley Completes Record-Setting Fundraising Campaign, Raises More than $500 Million—One Year Ahead of Schedule

Today, the College announced a record-setting conclusion to its ambitious campaign to advance the Wellesley Effect. On June 30, 2018, the College completed the largest fundraising effort ever undertaken by a women’s college, one full year ahead of schedule. In all, a goal-shattering $514,485,911 was raised to support Wellesley’s mission to educate and empower the next generation of women leaders who will shape their communities and change the world.

“This campaign will touch the lives of countless Wellesley students, present and future,” said Paula A. Johnson, president of Wellesley College, “and strengthens the College across all dimensions.”

“Thanks to the unflagging support of our campus community as well as alumnae, parents, and friends of the College,” Johnson added, “this historic achievement is a remarkable testament to the critical leadership role Wellesley continues to play in the world.”  Read more.