Donors Say...

  • “I am happy to report that my daughter received the same great education that we did.  Our support keeps Carleton strong.”

    – Faye Knowles ’71 Read story
  • “As Blanche Dubois said in A Streetcar Named Desire, ‘I have often depended on the kindness of strangers.’ It was the generosity of previous alums that allowed me to attend Carleton. I don’t plan to end up like Blanche (!), but I do feel strongly about paying it forward.”

    – Laura Graff ’75 Read story
  • "Carleton has provided help in every phase of my professional and personal life. It's fun to give back even more than 50 years out!"

    – Lance Herrick ’59 Read story
  • “I wanted to create opportunities for students and faculty members to discuss personal ethics across a whole range of topics, from business to medicine to politics, and more.”

    – Dale Hanson ’60 Read story
  • “Carleton was one of a very few colleges of its size and stature that had a diverse group of students — even when I first got there."

    – Stephen Davis ‘88 Read story
  • “Materialism is not something you see much of at Carleton; it’s not a Carleton value.”

    – Peggy Salagovic Sweitzer ’71 Read story
  • “One goal of the fund is to expand research opportunities in areas that are not always well represented at an undergraduate college.”

    – David Ignat ’63 Read story
  • “Carleton’s management and its board have a proven record of administering an excellent college."

    – Alan Bauer ’74 Read story
  • “Unrestricted gifts are boundless in their potential to contribute to the wide breadth of good that happens at Carleton.”

    – Carol Barnett ‘86 Read story
  • “It meant the world to us to go to Carleton. Someone made Carleton possible for us, and now we need to make Carleton possible for others.”

    – Barbara Veach Weitz ’70 Read story
  • “Structures of the mind are very important, just as important as physical structures on a campus. I also know that these types of curricular programs often have a hard time finding funding in their early years.”

    – Henry Porter P’85 Read story
  • “The way we’ll address the difficult times ahead is to continue to educate people in the liberal arts — to think broadly, understand different cultures, and really understand how to read and write. Carleton has an opportunity to do this in an excellent way, to lift our profile, and to let the world know this is where it’s done.”

    – Catherine James Paglia ’74 Read story