Strong History, Stronger Future

Gift from longtime supporters Nancy and Dave Petrone ’66, MBA ’68 boosts UO's role as a global sports business innovator

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Leading the Way 

Generous donor support and the success of our campaign have helped the UO recruit new leaders across campus 

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Wall Street to West Coast

For Jay Namyet, the road to Eugene started with an epic journey to find the best college town in America

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Campaign Priorities

The University of Oregon officially entered the public phase of its comprehensive campaign October 17, 2014 with the announcement of a $2 billion effort, the largest ever undertaken by an organization in the state.

You Make the Difference 

Ducks like you are making a lasting impact through our campaign. Your gifts have created the momentum. Your belief in excellence has inspired our faculty and students. Your gifts will spark the dreams and aspirations of this campus for generations to come.



 


81.64 percent of $2 billion raised 


73 percent for academics and non-athletics


More than $292 million for student support

$1.6B

Raised since campaign began

$202M

Raised in FY16, third highest year ever

81,500+

Donors to campaign

Finding a Better Way

The UO’s rigorous academic programs are designed to challenge students, share new knowledge, and offer real-world learning opportunities, in a beautiful campus setting that inspires learning. We couldn’t do it without you!

New Flock of Ducks

Your scholarship gift creates opportunities for the best and brightest students, regardless of background, to pursue their dreams. Meet some of the youngest generations of Ducks who have been given a boost through your support.

Phil Knight

Made possible by a landmark gift, the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact is an ambitious $1 billion initiative to fast-track scientific discoveries into innovations that improve quality of life for people in Oregon, the nation, and the world.

Karen Guillemin

There is a perception that donations to UO’s athletics department have come at the expense of giving to the nonathletic side of the university. In fact, there have always been connections between athletics donors and academics donors—creating support so that all Ducks win.