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Hampden-Sydney launches $50 million campaign

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Hampden-Sydney College has announced the launch of a $50 million campaign focused on the school’s endowment.

President Larry Stimpert said that $26.8 million has already been raised to date.

The campaign’s chief priorities are to develop Hampden-Sydney’s scholarship endowment to ensure that qualified students have access to the college regardless of family income and to provide funding distinctive curricular and co-curricular programs.

The campaign anticipates raising $25 million for scholarship and financial aid. The school recently received a $4 million grant from the Carpenter Foundation that requires a four-for-one matching component.

The second component of the campaign involving raising $25 million for a variety of curricular and co-curricular opportunities. Key priorities include the arts, the  Center for Rhetoric and Communication, experiential learning (including undergraduate research, study abroad and internships),  entrepreneurship, (the Flemming Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation), leadership, (the Wilson Center for Leadership in the Public Interest),  outdoor programs and athletics.

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