Another year has come and gone and there is so much to be thankful for. Back on The Hill, we too are thankful for many things: our new President, Laurie Leshin; Many strong and exciting programs on campus and around the globe; And you, our valued alumni and friends. Won't you please remember to send in your gift before the end of the year so that we can continue to #IMAGINEMORE together. GIVE TODAY!
WPI Receives $40 Million for Student Scholarships
Robert Foisie ’56 has made the largest individual gift in the university’s 149-year history. Over the years, Foisie has built a long and generous history of philanthropy at WPI, with a particular focus on undergraduate scholarships; prior to making this gift, he was already the university’s largest single donor and has provided scholarships to some 580 WPI students through 17 other scholarships he has established with the university. With this new commitment, Foisie’s lifetime of giving to WPI will amount to more than $63 million. Read more...
Excitement Building Over the Foisie Innovation Studio
Alumni Gym was built by the WPI community in 1916, the result of the university’s first-ever alumni fundraising campaign. Nearly 100 years later, we have another opportunity to come together as a community and make a difference. Join us in supporting the Robert A. Foisie '56 Innovation Studio at Alumni Gym—a new hub for WPI’s distinctive project-based curriculum. You can choose the area of the gym you want to support and help elevate WPI’s project-based curriculum to new heights. Support the Gym Campaign today!
From Three Acts of Generosity, One Remarkable University
Washburn's notion was for a practical education for tradesmen; Boynton's to prepare future leaders for a rapidly changing technological society. On land donated by Salisbury, these leaders forged a new model of higher education through tremendous acts of giving to equip future generations. Read the story.