Saint Louis University's Donors Make Our Mission Possible
Saint Louis University’s Division of Development supports SLU's strategic priorities by garnering philanthropic support for student scholarships, teaching positions, capital projects, academic initiatives and more. At the center of those initiatives are our donors.
Read about recent gifts to SLU, our donors and our latest priorities for financial support.
"SLU changed my life. The Jesuits conveyed to me that I was on a mission with my life and that I must go forward to fulfill that mission.”
— Joan Lipic (CBS '59)
02/29/24- The March 7 event will celebrate seven newly established positions, as well as the reinvestitures of positions that were previously appointed.
02/16/24- SLU graduate student Thomas Morin received a scholarship supporting his academic achievement in Medieval and Renaissance studies from the Military Order of the Crusades.
01/09/24- A recent $25,000 President’s Grant from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation to SLU’s Transgender Health Collaborative will support the University's Interprofessional Transgender Health Education Day (ITHED).
12/05/23- Thanks to one of Wendel’s former students, Robert Steck (A&S ‘79), the esteemed professor’s legacy will pave a new path for urban affairs to flourish through an endowed scholarship benefiting political science students at the College of Arts and Sciences.
10/08/23- The $20 million center was privately funded with a lead gift by the O'Loughlin Family Foundation. Adjacent to Chaifetz Arena, the center will provide support services for the University's 400-plus Billiken student-athletes under one roof.
09/18/23- The gift of a new studio grand piano brings Saint Louis University closer to its goal of becoming an "All Steinway School."
03/15/22- faculty members are “absolutely thrilled” about a recent gift to the University — a collection of 850 newspapers dating from 1683 to 2020.