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Ripon College Receives $1 Million Gift to Endow Professorship in Economics

A $1 million dollar gift has been made to Ripon College by Robert and Joan Murray to establish a new endowed professorship in economics. The gift is a tribute “to honor my father, a long-time trustee of the College, and my mother with a gift to the institution of higher learning that meant so much to them and was so… Continue reading

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Ripon College receives $237,383 grant for science instrumentation

A $237,383 National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Grant has been awarded to Ripon College to support the purchase of high-performance liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS) instrumentation with accurate mass capabilities. The new instrumentation will greatly enhance the capability to perform research in organic synthesis and protein chemistry. Additionally, the capacity to perform biological and biochemical research at Ripon College will… Continue reading

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Imagine Tomorrow Campaign Recognized for Overall Performance

Ripon College has received a 2014 Educational Fundraising Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in recognition of overall performance in fundraising among private liberal arts institutions with endowments under $100 million. Thanks to generous support from alumni and friends, Imagine Tomorrow, Ripon College’s five-year comprehensive campaign that launched in spring 2010, achieved its initial goal… Continue reading

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Ripon College campaign reaches goal early, sets new heights

Thanks to generous support from alumni, parents and friends, Imagine Tomorrow, Ripon College’s five-year comprehensive campaign, achieved its initial goal of $50 million in January 2014, 18 months ahead of schedule. The college has decided to keep to its original timeline with an ending date of July 2015. For the remaining months of the campaign, the college will set out… Continue reading

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Ripon College Receives $500,000 Grant from Mead Witter Foundation

Ripon College has received a $500,000 grant from the Mead Witter Foundation, Inc., of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., to enhance the Mead Witter Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund to a total of $1 million. “Ripon College is very proud of our historical commitment to educating generations of young Wisconsinites,” said Zach Messitte, president of Ripon College. “The generosity and foresight of the… Continue reading

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Ripon College Receives $565,000 Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Ripon College has received a two-year, $565,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support four new faculty appointments in the Humanities and incorporate non-Western subject matter into the curriculum. The grant was made by the foundation’s Liberal Arts Colleges Program. “Ripon College is fortunate to have a first rate faculty that is fundamentally committed to teaching, research and… Continue reading

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