Awards
2017 Winners

Category 1: Private Research/Doctoral Institutions with Endowments Under $1.2 Billion

Overall Performance
University of Miami (Fla.)
University of San Diego (Calif.)

Overall Improvement
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
University of La Verne (Calif.)

Category 2: Private Research/Doctoral Institutions with Endowments Over $1. 2 Billion

Overall Performance
California Institute of Technology
Duke University (N.C.)
Harvard University (Mass.)

Overall Improvement
California Institute of Technology
Case Western Reserve University (Ohio)

Category 3: Public Research/Doctoral Institutions with Endowments Under $350 Million

Overall Performance
San Diego State University (Calif.)
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Nevada-Reno
Western Michigan University

Overall Improvement

University of California, Merced
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
University of Nevada-Reno
University of West Florida

Category 4: Public Research/Doctoral Institutions with Endowments Over $350 Million

Overall Performance
University of California, Los Angeles
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of Virginia-Main Campus
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overall Improvement
Arizona State University
Auburn University-Main Campus (Ala.)
University of Maryland-College Park
University of Oregon

Category 5.1: Private Comprehensive Institutions with Endowments Under $72 Million

Overall Performance
Augsburg College (Minn.)
Olivet Nazarene University (Ill.)
Walla Walla University (Wash.)

Overall Improvement
Augsburg College (Minn.)
Olivet Nazarene University (Ill.)
Pfeiffer University (N.C.)

Category 5.2: Private Comprehensive Institutions with Endowments Over $72 Million

 Overall Performance

Chapman University (Calif.)
Gonzaga University (Wash.)
Santa Clara University (Calif.)
University of Portland (Ore.)

Overall Improvement

Belmont University (Tenn.)
Chapman University (Calif.)
Providence College (R.I.)
University of Redlands (Calif.)

Category 6.1: Public Comprehensive Institutions with Endowments Under $35 Million

Overall Performance
CUNY Lehman College (N.Y.)
Northwest Missouri State University
SUNY College at Oswego (N.Y.)
Wayne State College (Neb.)

Overall Improvement
Austin Peay State University (Tenn.)
Georgia Southwestern State University
Savannah State University (Ga.)
Southern Connecticut State University

Category 6.2: Public Comprehensive Institutions with Endowments Over $35 Million

Overall Performance
Boise State University (Id.)
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
CUNY Hunter College (N.Y.)
Columbus State University (Ga.)
University of North Florida

Overall Improvement
Columbus State University (Ga.)
Rowan University (N.J.)
University of North Florida
Valdosta State University (Ga.)


Category 7: Private Liberal Arts Institutions with Endowments Under $100 Million

Overall Performance
Beloit College (Wisc.)
Bennington College (Vt.)
Elizabethtown College (Penn.)
LaGrange College (Ga.)
Sweet Briar College (Va.)

Overall Improvement
Bennington College (Vt.)
Grand View University (Iowa)
Lake Forest College (Ill.)
Saint Vincent College (Penn.)
Sweet Briar College (Va.)
Whittier College (Calif.)

Category 8: Private Liberal Arts Institutions with Endowments Over $100 Million

Overall Performance
Claremont McKenna College (Calif.)
Davidson College (N.C.)
Smith College (Mass.)
Wellesley College (Mass.)
Williams College (Mass.)

Overall Improvement
Gettysburg College (Penn.)
Saint Mary's College (Ind.)
St. Olaf College (Minn.)
Wofford College (S.C.)


Category 9: Public Liberal Arts Institutions

Overall Performance
California State University-Maritime
Virginia Military Institute

Overall Improvement
University of North Carolina at Asheville
Utah Valley University

Category 10: Private Professional or Specialized Institutions

Overall Performance
Thomas Jefferson University (Penn.)
Union Presbyterian Seminary (Va.)

Overall Improvement
No Winners

Category 11: Public Professional or Specialized Institutions

Overall Performance
University of California, San Francisco

Overall Improvement
University of Texas Health Sciences Center

Category 12: Private Two-Year Institutions

Overall Performance
No Winners

Overall Improvement
No Winners

Category 13: Public Two-Year Institutions

Overall Performance
Delta College (Mich.)
Dyersburg State Community College (Tenn.)
Lane Community College (Ore.)
Northern Wyoming Community College
Northwestern Michigan College
Santa Rosa Junior College (Calif.)
SUNY Westchester Community College (N.Y.)

Overall Improvement
Ashland Community and Technical College (Ky.)
Blue Ridge Community College (Va.)
Hopkinsville Community College (Ky.)
Lake Michigan College (Mich.)
Macomb Community College (Mich.)
Madisonville Community College (Ky.)
Maysville Community and Technical College (Ky.)

Category 14: Elementary/Secondary Boarding or Boarding/Day Schools with Less than 4,000 Alumni

Award for Excellence
Thacher School (Calif.)


Category 15: Elementary/Secondary Boarding or Boarding/Day Schools with More than 4,000 and Less than 6,000 Alumni

Award for Excellence
Woodberry Forest School (Va.)

Category 16: Elementary/Secondary Boarding or Boarding/Day Schools with More than 6,000 Alumni

Award for Excellence
Phillips Academy (Mass.)

Category 17: Secondary Day or Day/Boarding Schools with Less than 3,500 Alumni

Award for Excellence
No Winners

Category 18: Secondary Day or Day/Boarding Schools with More than 3,500 and Less than 5,000 Alumni

Award for Excellence
Episcopal High School (Texas)

Category 19: Secondary Day or Day/Boarding Schools with More than 5,000 Alumni

Award for Excellence
Montgomery Bell Academy (Tenn.)


Category 20: Elementary/Secondary Day Schools with Less than 3,500 Alumni

Award for Excellence
Brunswick School (Conn.)


Category 21: Elementary/Secondary Day Schools with More than 3,500 and Less than 4,500 Alumni

Award for Excellence
Brearley School (N.Y.)

Category 22: Elementary/Secondary Day Schools with More than 4,500 and Less than 5,500 Alumni

Award for Excellence
Harpeth Hall School (Tenn.)


Category 23: Elementary/Secondary Day Schools with More than 5,500 Alumni

Award for Excellence
Kinkaid School (Texas)
Norfolk Academy (Va.)


Category 24: Elementary Day Schools with Less than 1,500 Alumni

Award for Excellence
No Winners


Category 25: Elementary Day Schools with More than 1,500 Alumni

Award for Excellence
Greenwich Country Day School (Conn.)

Category 26: Non-Independent Schools

Award for Excellence
Marmion Academy (Ill.)

2017 Sustained Excellence Educational Fundraising Awards


Bennington College (Vt.)
Brunswick School (Conn.)
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
Claremont McKenna College (Calif.)
Davidson College (N.C.)
Gonzaga University (Wash.)
Harvard University (Mass.)
Kinkaid School (Texas)
Northern Wyoming Community College
Saint Mary's College (Ind.)
San Diego State University (Calif.)
Santa Rosa Junior College (Calif.)
SUNY Westchester Community College (N.Y.)
Thacher School (Calif.)
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, San Francisco
University of Miami (Fla.)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of Virginia-Main Campus
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Williams College (Mass.)
Woodberry Forest School (Va.)

First Time Winners 

California State University-Maritime
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
Georgia Southwestern State University
Gettysburg College (Penn.)
Harpeth Hall School (Tenn.)
Hopkinsville Community College (Ky.)
Macomb Community College (Mich.)
Maysville Community and Technical College (Ky.)
Northwest Missouri State University
Olivet Nazarene University (Ill.)
Providence College (R.I.)
Saint Vincent College (Penn.)
Savannah State University
Union Presbyterian Seminary (Va.)
University of California, Merced
University of Oregon
University of Portland (Ore.)
University of Redlands (Calif.)
University of West Florida
Valdosta State University (Ga.)
Virginia Military Institute
Wayne State College (Neb.)
Western Michigan University
Whittier College (Calif.)
Wofford College (S.C.)