The class of 2023 on the steps of Kresge Gymnasium.

Purple & Bold

Our campaign began as a bold dream. You made it reality.

Because of your support, Albion College is prepared to conquer challenges. Fueled by the success of our $100 million campaign, Albion is poised to pursue opportunities.

Pushing into new frontiers is a part of our history, and thanks to you is part of our future. Our incredible students and innovative faculty will benefit. Our partnerships with our community will expand. And our impact on the world will grow.


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Our Campaign Results

You are BOLD. And the numbers prove it. Your generosity helped propel us further than we thought possible. It’s an incredible achievement, and we are so grateful. Thanks to you, we are all Purple & Bold.

Total Raised
$101M $101M
Number of Donors
13,257 13257
Number of Gifts
41,971 41971

Campaign Priorities

Purple & Bold features a diverse set of initiatives that will touch the lives of everyone who has called Albion College home.

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Our Stories

Instant Impact

A $1 million scholarship gift from Murray and Jean Swindell, ’56 ’58, is supporting bright students with financial need as it aims to enhance Albion’s recognition as a national leader among liberal arts colleges.

The Importance of Legacy

As Bonciel Griffin-Burress, ’97, grows her dental practice, the Chicago alumna honors her parents through an Albion scholarship.

Scaling Up in Support of Albion

Already long known for giving, the family of Pat Sanford Brown, ’53, honors an amazing life with a new endowed scholarship for music students.

An International Stage

Tunnicliff Fellow Isabel Allaway, ’20, writes about her study-abroad semester: “I chose to go to South Africa in part because I didn’t want to go somewhere ‘easy.’”

Our Community

The Albion experience was one of the defining experiences of my life. It helped me mature as an individual and as a thinker.

Bob Flaherty, ’71
Montana

The faculty at Albion took the time to get to know me. Always grateful, always a Brit.

Katelyn Nolan, ’17
Colorado

‘I THINK WE STRUCK THE RIGHT CHORD.’

“To have a music building, and a special place that they can call their home, should make for a much more interesting adventure to a lot of young people.”

Marilyn Young Vitek, ’56
Florida

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