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“If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.”
African Proverb
Facts and Figures

1st-year students receiving scholarship support has grown by 2% over last year

Average financial aid award for the Class of 2024 is up 7%, to more than $60,000

22% of the current first-year students come from families earning $100,000 or less a year, meaning they’re receiving full-tuition scholarships, up from 20% for the Class of 2023.

For our 30th Reunion we raised more than we had ever raised before: over $4.7 million!

For our 35th Reunion, we’ve set our second highest goal ever: $3.5 million with 35% of our ’85 classmates participating.

Dartmouth College Fund

The impact of your gift is significant and immediate.

Every educational opportunity at Dartmouth is possible because of the generous philanthropy of our Alumni. One out of every two students rely on our gifts because the DCF is Dartmouth’s largest annual source of financial aid.

All classmates who have given this fiscal year (July to June) are listed on the Class of 1985 Honor Roll. (You can also see last year’s ’85 Honor Roll.)

Please join us by giving today to the Dartmouth College Fund.

Questions? We’re just a phone call away! Janet Warren, ’85 DCF Staff Member | 603-646-9990

Joe McGee
Head Agent
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Head Agent
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Head Agent

More Ways To Support Dartmouth

You Can Answer the Call to Lead

Dartmouth’s Call to Lead Campaign will advance our distinctive liberal arts experience, fuel discoveries that improve the human condition, and prepare students for lives of leadership.

1769 Society

The 1769 Society is a group of some of Dartmouth’s most loyal and generous alumni and friends—leaders in their communities and professions. Like you, they understand that an annual investment in Dartmouth students is an investment in transforming lives. Members represent only 9% of Dartmouth College Fund donors, but account for 87% of the dollars raised each year.

Bartlett Tower Society

Joining the Bartlett Tower Society – Dartmouth’s legacy society – is as easy as leaving the College a percentage or specified dollar amount from your estate (through a will or trust) or naming the College as a beneficiary of a retirement plan (401(k), IRA etc.) or life insurance policy. Learn more about this important program on our Gift Planning/Bartlett Tower Society page.

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