Sustaining the Mission: Projects and Priorities

Sustaining the Mission: Projects and Priorities

January 1, 2013, to December 31, 2015

During a time of leadership transition, and building on the success and momentum of The Sesquicentennial Fund, our development efforts remain focused on the college's student-centered mission.  

A three-year funding initiative, Sustaining the Mission, focuses on these primary areas:

If you wish to speak with us personally, we hope you'll give us a call or visit our office on campus—we are ready to assist you in any way we can.

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Thank you, again, for your interest in supporting Luther College.

Stadium seating

Spring 2014: The Softball and Baseball Stadiums Project

Baseball and softball are two pillars of Norse athletics. Men’s baseball, founded in 1891, was Luther’s first organized intercollegiate athletic team. Women’s softball began in 1969 and has earned national recognition among NCAA Division III teams. In support of both of these excellent Norse athletics programs, Luther College seeks to raise$1,000,000+ to build and furnish two best-in-the-league stadiums.

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Solar Panels

Center for Sustainable Communities

At Luther College, we believe sustainability is a tool for examining modern day issues and challenges as we prepare students for a complex, interdependent world. Luther College also understands that sustainability is a way of looking at the world—a sustainable world supports people, prosperity, and the planet.

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Women's Swim Team

Support for Aquatic Center - Fully Funded

Few NCAA Division III swimming and diving programs can boast the claims Luther College does when we speak of our student successes.  As we continue building on our excellence, we seek to fulfill the dream of hundreds of alumni, parents and community members as we raise funds to complete the new Aquatic Center.

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Generate a tax savings and benefit Luther students through a gift of appreciated property.

Support for Faculty and Staff

The Fund for Transformational Teaching and Learning allows you to support teaching and assessment workshops, pre-tenure sabbaticals, teaching fellowships, and staff development.

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The Rosholts with their scholarship recipients, spring 2010.

Support for Student Scholarships

Academic scholarships and study abroad scholarships transform lives by keeping a Luther education affordable, and allowing students an international study experience.

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Luther students by campus entrance

Support for the Annual Fund

Increased giving to the Annual Fund from all our friends and family nourishes the core of the Luther community and furthers our mission and vision.

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