04/29/2015: On April 2nd, we celebrate our common ground- Foss Hill. #fosshillday
03/11/2015: On April 2, we celebrate our common ground—Foss Hill. Read students profiles and Foss Hill facts. #fossiswhy
02/25/2015: In celebration of John Driscoll '62's 50th Reunion in 2012, classmates and friends began a scholarship fund to endow a four-year support scholarship for a Freeman Scholar.
02/10/2015: Abraham Adzenyah, adjunct professor of music and master drummer, soon will retire after more than forty-five years at Wes.
12/11/2014: A group of past students has set out to raise funds to endow a scholarship in honor of Professor Ann Wightman, who is retiring this year. On her behest, the scholarship will be earmarked for a first-generation college student.
12/03/2014: The Wesleyan community banded together to contribute a whopping 2,372 gifts—the greatest number of gifts received in a single day. These gifts supplement the $100k Klema/Resnick scholarship. #THISISWHY
10/21/2014: Once upon a time, we were mysterious lavender ministers. Herbert L. Connelly, Class of 1909, tells the tale of how we became Cardinals (and donned the Red and Black). #THISISWHY
10/03/2014: Wesleyan leadership societies recognize alumni, parents, and friends who put the University first in their philanthropy—as donors and as volunteers. All are welcome to join!
05/30/2014: Programs like Posse, QuestBridge, Prep for Prep, the Freeman Asian Scholars and A Better Chance help Wes provide access to students from under-served communities and first-generation scholars.
04/16/2014: Convenient. Sustainable. Rewarding. As members of the Foss Hill Circle, you provide a dependable base of support and you opt-out of all future paper and email solicitations.
02/05/2014: “Seniors of Wesleyan Annual Gift” members Paulette Campo '14, Jimmy Hill '14, Molly Stern '14 join the Wesleyan Fund for a Senior Class Reception on Feb. 27. Learn more…
12/16/2013: Tracey Gardner '96 believes giving back can be a joy. #THISISWHY
12/05/2013: Alumni, parents, and senior students united on Giving Tuesday, contributing more than $54,000 to Wesleyan during the second annual global day of giving. “Because Wesleyan Is Our Cause.”
11/27/2013: Wesleyan partners with 92Y for its #GivingTuesday initiative on Dec. 3, 2013--and Stuart Ellman '83, President of the Board of 92Y, explains his reasons to give. #THISISWHY
11/12/2013: Earlier this year Congress continued the IRA Charitable Rollover. Through the end of this calendar year, you can direct a donation from your IRA to Wesleyan with no federal income tax liability. Learn more…
11/05/2013: Rick Gilberg '74 describes his Wesleyan education as a "game-changer." #THISISWHY
11/05/2013: Each gift matters in building the Wesleyan experience. This Thanksgiving, support Wesleyan as it participates with 92Y in "Giving Tuesday" on Dec. 3. Find out how
09/17/2013: This fall, come see thinkers, artists and culture makers at financial aid fundraisers in San Francisco, Boston and on campus. #THISISWHY
09/06/2013: The action film director reflects on being at Wesleyan in the 1970s and talks about founding Second Stage at the '92 Theater. Listen to Jan Eliasberg describe her THIS IS WHY.
08/28/2013: Watch the highlights from new student Arrival Day, which took place on Aug. 28.
07/23/2013: Experience Wesleyan University from day to starlight in this time-lapse video, captured over the course of six months on rooftops and in iconic locations across campus. #THISISWHY
07/16/2013: A glimpse into the Graduate Liberal Studies experience, as four students and four instructors talk about how the program has enhanced their lives.
07/10/2013: On Jun 19, John Hickenlooper '74, Peter Shumlin '79 and Michael Bennet '87 sat down with President Roth '78 at the Newseum to support financial aid. #THISISWHY
07/01/2013: Remarks by President Michael S. Roth '78, Joss Whedon '87, Majora Carter '88, James Dresser '63, Anna Swartz '13 and Joshua S. Boger '73.
06/20/2013: At a special R&C appearance in support of financial aid, Amanda Palmer ’98 performed, and her husband Neil Gaiman read from his work, then joined an audience discussion. #THISISWHY
06/18/2013: Five alumni share the reasons Wesleyan is their cause. Learn more.
06/11/2013: More than a hundred people gathered to engaged in a conversation with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper '74 and Julia Louis-Dreyfus P'14 in LA on May 1. #THISISWHY
06/07/2013: Thanks for making your gift to Wes this year! Haven't made your gift yet? Please do so in honor of our Reunion. -Reunion Class Chairs (Check out the Reunion photo gallery, too.)
06/07/2013: “At Wesleyan I have the opportunity to teach and try my ideas out, on the best undergraduates I have ever met. They’re critically-minded, they’re courageous, they’re interesting, they’re loquacious…”
06/04/2013: More than 280 Wesleyan alumni, parents, and friends attended the event hosted by Matthew Weiner '87 on Apr 25 in New York. #THISISWHY
05/20/2013: On Mar 1, at the winter meeting of the Board of Trustees, President Michael S. Roth officially launched the public phase of Wesleyan's fundraising campaign.
05/07/2013: Young alumni contributed more than $40,000, smashing all expectations. Ellen Jewett '81, as promised, put $100k towards the endowment. Read more
04/09/2013: Graduates of the Last Decade gathered at GOLD Parties around world on April 4 kicking off GOLD giving month in hope of raising $125k for financial aid.
03/05/2013: Would you like to help the Office of Parent Programs welcome parents of incoming freshman to the Wesleyan community? Learn more and sign up
01/26/2013: On Jan. 20-26, 2013, members of the extended Wesleyan community participated in the first annual WEServe Week of Service. Thirty-nine service projects took place across the country and internationally.
01/04/2013: Preparations are underway for WEServe, January 20-26. Sign up or create an event. View the map
11/14/2012: Participate in a service project in your hometown, side-by-side with other members of the Wesleyan community (January 20-26). Learn more
08/29/2012: Approximately 750 new students moved into their student residences at Wesleyan University. Special thanks to alumni, faculty, and staff who helped welcome our future alumni!
03/30/2012: This program gives alumni an opportunity to experience the day in the life of a current Wesleyan student by shadowing them for the day.