Western University to celebrate close of Be Extraordinary fundraising campaign

Media is invited to an announcement, which celebrates the close of Western University’s Be Extraordinary campaign, on Friday, October 19 at 10 a.m. in Conron Hall, University College.

Donors, volunteers, and staff will join University President Amit Chakma for the event, marking the end of Western’s most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history.

With a fundraising goal of $750 million, the campaign priorities focused on substantially increasing support for students, attracting the world’s top talent to build on nationally and internationally recognized research strengths, increasing international opportunities for students, and building world-class facilities.

MEDIA CONTACT: Jeff Renaud, Senior Media Relations Officer, 519-661-2111, ext. 85165, 519-520-7281, jrenaud9@uwo.ca, @jeffrenaud99

Western delivers an academic experience second to none. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community.