Imagine Tomorrow

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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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Makes $100,000 Grant

Ripon College has received a three-year, $100,000 presidential leadership program grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Liberal Arts Colleges Program to support arts, humanities and human sciences initiatives important to the campus community. The Liberal Arts Colleges Program regards the humanities, arts, and “humanistic” social sciences as its primary domain of interest. Fundamental among the criteria considered for awarding… Continue reading

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Ripon College Receives $120,000 Gift from Suzanne & Richard Pieper Family Foundation

The Suzanne & Richard Pieper Family Foundation has gifted Ripon College $120,008 to support ongoing efforts to prepare students to become ethical and values-based leaders, who lift up society, enrich organizations and communities, and have a positive effect on the least privileged. The gift is in addition to a generous $1,000,000 endowment received from the Pieper Family Foundation in 2011… Continue reading

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Imagine Tomorrow Campaign Reaches $40 Million

Ripon College has surpassed the $40 million fundraising mark, well on its way towards a $50 million goal set in February 2013. The College’s Imagine Tomorrow campaign has added $5 million in the past six months alone, bolstering the school’s endowment, student scholarships, faculty positions and planned building renovations. “Ripon’s thousands of alumni and friends from all over the country… Continue reading

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