The UW-Whitewater Foundation plays an integral role in enhancing the university's long-held tradition of high-quality, accessible education by bridging the gap between state funding and tuition dollars.
The endowment generates reliable, lasting support to create transformational learning experiences that prepare our graduates to become leaders in their careers and communities.
|Student Success Center Endowment: An imminent addition to Laurentide Hall, the Student Success Center will house tutoring services and programs that will enhance the academic experience for students while increasing university retention and graduation rates.|
|Promise Endowment: Building on a tradition that dates back to its founding, UW-Whitewater prides itself on providing access for students who desire a college education no matter the obstacles they face. The need-based Promise Endowment supports student who show promise in the classroom to help narrow the achievement gap.|
|Endowed Professorships and Programs: Great professors drive a great education and establish noteworthy programs that set a UW-Whitewater education apart from peer institutions. Endowed positions and programs allows deans to strategically use their resources to attract and retain top talent.|
|International Studies Endowment: In this global economy, national surveys show students who have studied abroad are twice as likely to be hired and start at 25-percent-higher salaries. The International Studies Endowment will provide necessary funding to increase the student participation rate from three percent to six percent by 2020.|
|The Discovery Endowment: UW-Whitewater was first in the UW System to establish an Undergraduate Research Program to develop applied research skills sought by employers, and give students a competitive edge for graduate programs. The fund supports research expenses, travel and access to emerging technologies for inquiry-driven scholarly research.|
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