Philanthropy Edition 2013

Gifts in Honor

Throughout the year, Pacific receives many gifts from donors wishing to commemorate a friend or loved one. Honorary gifts ensure that generations to come will have the opportunity to succeed at Pacific. The following honorary gifts were made between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013.

Employee Giving

Almost two-thirds of Pacific University employees made financial gifts to the university during the 2012-2013 fiscal year. The 63 percent employee giving rate is among the top at Pacific’s peer universities.

President's Circle Inductees

Pacific University hosted its President’s Dinner in September 2012 (pictured). This year’s
President’s Reception in December will include the recognition of four new members being inducted into the President’s Circle, which honors those who have given $100,000, lifetime, to Pacific University. New members include Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Medical Research Foundation of Oregon, Steven Stewart ’69, and an anonymous donor.

Atiyeh Collection

Gov. Victor Atiyeh hon ’96 recently donated a collection of personal papers, artifacts and memorabilia to Pacific University. Housed in the Pacific University Library, the collection has been archived and much of it digitized for public access. The collection debuted with a reception and exhibition Oct. 3, 2013, and remains available to the public for scholarly research.

By the Numbers - Data, Philanthropy Edition

Details of Pacific University financials, gifts and enrollment.