With the seven-year $200 million Connect Today, Create Tomorrow comprehensive campaign — the largest in school history — we are renewing our commitment to our founding principles as we chart a bold path forward.


Final campaign total raised as of June 30, 2021

Why I Give: Stories of Campaign Support

Whether it is to honor a favorite professor or loved one, or to ensure deserving students have access to an OWU education, alumni and friends have a million reasons to give back. Here are a few:

Ann Williamson Meier ’69

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Established a scholarship for theatre students in honor of her father

Jim Dicke
Janet Dicke

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Jim and Eilleen Dicke House

Nick Calio ’75
Lydia Calio ’77

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OWU Fund, President's Circle, Calio Endowed Scholarship

Craig Luke ’85

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Endowed scholarship for first generation college students, OWU Fund

Caroline Root Deibel ’67

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Travel support through OWU Connection endowment

Thomas R. Tritton ’69

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OWU Connection endowment

Carol Hilkirk Latham ’61

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Endowment to create Latham Entrepreneurial Scholars Program

Ezra Vogel ’50

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Endowment to support international study

James Hoy ’57

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Need-based scholarship support to botany, zoology students


Contact Information


Mowry Alumni Center
P 740-368-3312
E campaign@owu.edu