Advancement News

Founders’ Day Season in Full Swing

January 1st, 2018

Founders’ Day is more than just a day — it’s a season! Kicking off on February 5, alumni chapters around the world commemorate the anniversary of the first classes held at the UW on February 5, 1849.

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Status Update: Comprehensive Campaign

January 1st, 2018

Thank you for encouraging your alumni to participate in the campaign and helping the university achieve its ambitious goals. Learn how many individual donors have given and how close we are to our goal of $3.2 billion.

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Annual Campaign: Thank You!

January 1st, 2018

With the close of the Annual Campaign, we want to thank all of the UW alumni and friends who contributed to UW–Madison in 2017.

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Requesting Appeal Codes

January 1st, 2018

If you anticipate 25 or more gifts coming in from a mailing, the WFAA Gift Processing team can associate an appeal code that will appear in your constituents’ ABE records.

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Fill the Hill 2017

October 20th, 2017

On Friday, October 20, Bascom Hill turned pink for Fill the Hill. Thank you to everyone who came out to witness the fun!

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A Toast

October 1st, 2017

Earlier this month, we toasted WAA’s longtime leader, Paula Bonner MS’78, as she officially entered a well-deserved retirement. Read Badger Insider’s extended Q&A with Bonner as she reflected on her 41-year run with the University of Wisconsin.

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Register: Badger Leaders Conference

October 1st, 2017

There’s still time to register for the Badger Leaders Conference, happening November 9–11. If you, your alumni, or your student leaders are looking to connect with top UW alumni business leaders, this is the conference for you!

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2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards

October 1st, 2017

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Distinguished Alumni Awards — the highest honor that the Wisconsin Alumni Association bestows. Read more about this year’s winners.

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Alumni Park: Now Open

October 1st, 2017

We are beyond thrilled to announce that Alumni Park is finally open for business! If you haven’t already, stop on down and enjoy the new green space while learning about the influence of Wisconsin alumni on the world.

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