September 12, 2016
$50M Campaign for AU
The Campaign for Africa University—a four-year effort to raise $50 million for endowment and capital projects—was unveiled to the public on September 12. The announcement of the public phase of the campaign was made in Cleveland, OH. More than $26.2 million has already been raised in cash and pledges. Gift designations include scholarships, professorships, and new residence halls.
September 30, 2016
Africa University welcomed 413 new full-time students at a colorful matriculation ceremony on September 30th. Though unique and surprising to many of this year’s participants, the students described the event as deeply moving. “Matriculation forecasted my future graduation,” said Tatenda Mangwende, a student from Zimbabwe who is studying business.