Love My Alumni Week: February 10 -14, 2014
During the week of February 10-14, hundreds of students joined together to write thousands of thank you notes to Alumni.
Produced by our 2014 student Engagement Fellows.
Did you know?
-Every student receives a subsidy of $32,094, and those on financial aid (57%) receive even more.
-More than 11,000 alumni contribute to the Alumni Fund every year.
-70% of alumni engage with the college every year through donations, volunteering and events.
-Tuition, room & board cover only 39% of Amherst’s operating costs.
-Last year, gifts of $100 and under paid for nine students to attend Amherst.
-86% of students searched the Alumni directory in the last year.
Here’s how Amherst spends Alumni Fund contributions: