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Carson College of Business Dividend Article

Campaign to DateCampaign Update

Since The Campaign for Washington State University: Because the World Needs Big Ideas began, nearly 206,000 generous donors have made nearly 820,000 gifts, grants and revocable and other commitments totaling $1,065,091,919 in support of WSU’s students, faculty, research, and service. The Carson College of Business thanks countless donors, volunteers, supporters, and stakeholders who have helped achieve our $75 million goal. Such generosity has positively impacted Carson College students for the past seven years and will continue well into the future. Thank you!

Every act of philanthropy, whether time, talent, or treasure, matters. There are numerous ways to give, and every gift—large and small—sends a clear signal that the excellence of the Carson College reaches well past graduation day and empowers WSU to further leverage its local, regional, and global impact. In the last year, various forms of philanthropy supported the college’s top initiatives, as seen in the infographics.

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Change in Leadership

Legacy with descriptionThe college also thanks Justin Marquart, former chief development officer, for leading efforts to reach the Carson College campaign milestone and for his years of service. He has taken a new position as director of philanthropic gifts at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Jeff Pilcher new imageJeff Pilcher, director of development, will work with the college’s Office of Development team and Dean Chip Hunter to build upon the pillars of strength established in innovation, global outlook, professional perspectives, and research. Strategic collaboration with colleagues on the Pullman campus as well with growing urban campuses across the state will help grow and positively impact these areas. Continued collaboration with industry leaders poses an additional opportunity to better prepare students for the workplace and solve some of the problems facing businesses today.


Ways to Give

Your support is key to our students’ continued success.

Gifts of all sizes are important to the college’s ability to provide students with a quality educational experience and to enable faculty to pursue cutting-edge research opportunities.

There are many ways you can support the Washington State University Carson College of Business, including:
• Cash Gifts (cash, check, credit card, electronic funds transfers, wire transfers)
• Non-Cash Assets (stock, real estate, life insurance)
• Corporate Matching Gifts
• Bequests

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For more information about how to give to the
Carson College of Business, contact Jeff Pilcher
at 509-335-8906 or

Matching Gifts