Your support of the Annual Fund enables President Kathy Krendl and other campus leaders to invest resources in strategic priorities that are mission critical for Otterbein.
Investing in the Annual Fund will...
Last year marked a new record for Otterbein’s Annual Fund made possible by an all-time high 4,150 donors. Will you join in this momentum of Cardinal pride and consider a commitment to Otterbein’s Annual Fund this year? We value each and every gift for how they help protect and enhance the quality of the Otterbein Experience.
- Recruit and support promising Cardinal scholars whose lives are being changed by the mission and values of an Otterbein education.
- Provide resources and support to professors who are leaders in their fields and in the classroom. You understand Otterbein, and you know that professors here provide a transformative level of personal investment and attention to their students.
- Prioritize where, how and why Otterbein should focus its resources as it develops a Campus Master Plan.
- Most importantly, your support of the Annual Fund will help lead Otterbein into the future while protecting the traditions and commitments this University holds most dear.
Ways of giving to the Annual Fund:
Matching gifts can double or triple your gift! Please check with your personnel office to find out if your employer(s) will match your gift, and to obtain the necessary form to forward to our office. For more information, contact us toll-free at 1-888-614-2600.
- Click here to give online with VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.
- Check or credit card by mail. Just print out this form and mail it in. If you are Otterbein faculty or staff, use this form.
- Gifts of stock or bonds (call Stella Law Director of Gift Administration and Stewardship, toll-free at 1-888-614-2600 if you would like to explore this option).
All gifts to the Annual Fund are tax deductible, as provided by the law.
The Annual Fund year begins July 1 and ends June 30.
|We thought you would be proud to know . . . |
|Otterbein first-year students' responses in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) placed Otterbein in the top 10% of schools in the country for its "Level of Academic Challenge" and for its "Supportive Campus" environment."
A survey of the Class of 2011 graduates found that 96% of respondents were either employed, enrolled in graduate school or performing full-time service within one year of their graduation.
Otterbein is consistently ranked in the top 10% of Master’s Midwest Universities in "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report.
Otterbein faculty and staff are recognized nationally and internationally for their expertise. For example, Lou Rose is the new editor of "American Imago," the journal originally known as "Imago" as founded by Sigmund Freud; Pete Sanderson’s computer science education software is used to teach students across the world; and Kate Lehman was one of only 10 leaders in the country to receive the Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award.
|Annual Fund by the Numbers |
A new record of support for Otterbein's Annual Fund last year.
Percentage of the total contributions received for the Annual Fund last year that came from alumni
New donors who gave to Otterbein's Annual Fund for the first time last year.
Donors have given to the Annual Fund for more than 25 years.
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