2020–2021 Highlights: Reunion Giving

Carleton held its first-ever virtual Reunion this year, Reunion 20+21, featuring a variety of online panels, presentations, and discussions. More than a thousand people, with alumni spanning classes from 1950 to 2021, tuned in to show that even COVID-19 couldn’t hamper their school spirit. Together, they raised $2,867,519 for Carleton and its students.

See reunion class participation and total giving.

50th Reunion

The Class of 1971 celebrated its 50th reunion with an extraordinary gift of $20,544,594, powered by a 52-percent participation rate in their class gift. The 50th reunion theme of “Ch-ch-ch-changes” became a mantra for the planning committee in the two years preceding their big event. Read more about 50th reunion donors and their gifts.

25th Reunion

The Class of 1996 celebrated its 25th reunion with a focus on providing the full Carleton experience to as many current students as possible. They came together to raise $396,436, their largest class gift ever, with 59 percent participation. Read more about 25th reunion donors and their gifts.