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OUR RUTGERS, OUR FUTURE IMPACT [ THE POWER OF GIVING AT RUTGERS ] s u p p o r t . r u t g e r s . e d u s p r i n g 2 0 1 4 Here is what Our Rutgers, Our Future has achieved so far*: CAMPAIGN UPDATE 118,807 49% GAVE TO RUTGERS FOR THE FIRST TIME DONORS $883 MILLION RAISED 41% FACULTY AND RESEARCH 15% UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS 29% STUDENTS AND LEARNING 4% OTHER 11% CAMPUSES AND FACILITIES 824 SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS CREATED 130 NEW ATHLETIC RECRUITS SUPPORTED Give Where You Live Rutgers' faculty and staff see firsthand the university's need for private support, as well as the impact those donations have on the students, faculty, campuses, and programs here. That is why they are among Rutgers' strongest advocates, and why their own giving plays a crucial role in reaching the campaign's $1 billion goal. DONORS WHO ARE CURRENT, FORMER, OR RETIRED 4,304 RUTGERS EMPLOYEES Find us on Facebook facebook.com/rutgersuniversityfoundation 21 ENDOWED CHAIRS ESTABLISHED *As of March 31, 2014 Notable Gifts $3.5 million The School of Arts and Sciences received a $3.5 million grant in support of Graduate Fellowships in the Humanities from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant includes $1.5 million in the form of immediate funding and $2 million in the form of a challenge grant toward a permanent program endowment. $2.95 million At the recommendation of Harvey M. Schwartz LC'87, Goldman Sachs Gives contributed gifts totaling $2.95 million to the School of Arts and Sciences. The gifts support the Harvey M. Schwartz Endowed Scholarship, which provides full tuition for undergraduates at the school. $2 million Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School received a $2 million bequest intention from Christopher Murray Papa NJMS'61 and Regina Cuta. The gift will fund the Christopher M. Papa, MD, Endowed Chair in Dermatology. $500,000 The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy received a $500,000 gift from Walgreens. The gift will support the Center for the Study of Transitional Care in the school's new addition. $400,000 The School of Law–Camden received a bequest intention for $400,000 from Joshua W. Martin III CLAW'74. The gift will fund the Judge Joshua Martin Scholarship. $6.8 million Rutgers University Foundation received a $6.8 million bequest from the estate of Robert Salvin ENG'49. The bequest established a charitable remainder trust that will support an athletic scholarship, two School of Engineering undergraduate scholarships, and the engineering school's building fund. RUTGERS NEEDS YOU Wondering how much your annual pledge to Rutgers really matters? The fact is that Rutgers' ranking depends on it. The percentage of alumni who give every year, regardless of amount, helps determine the university's ranking in U.S. News and World Report—a key deciding factor for prospective students. According to the most recent ranking, 8 percent of Rutgers alumni give to Rutgers. That's dead last in the Big Ten, where at public institutions, the average percentage of alumni who contribute is around 14 percent. (Alumni of private Big Ten institutions support their universities to an even greater extent.) BE A PART OF THIS MOMENT Give to Rutgers and enhance the university's prestige! To make a donation, and to discover more surprising facts, visit: support.rutgers.edu/myths

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