financial aid

Let’s Keep the Purple Bubble Afloat (Class of 1969)

Dear Classmates,   The kids still call it “The Purple Bubble.” According to the Willipedia, it’s the place “where all world news is lost,” that remarkable little warp in time and space, between adolescence and the real world, that they and we were lucky enough to occupy at Williams College. Continue reading »

Happy Holidays and Financial Aid (Class of 1992)

Dear [name[, We hope this Holiday Season finds you in good health and good spirits. We invite you to become a student again, briefly.   For the Class of 2016, tuition, fees, and room and board total a daunting $56,770. How can students afford to attend?  Fortunately, Williams is committed to… Continue reading »

Fund Year Begins (Class of 1991)

Dear Eph, We hope this letter finds you busy, happy, and looking forward to a restful holiday with friends and family! The Alumni Fund campaign for 2012-2013 is kicking off now, and we’re writing to ask for your help once again. Together, our Alumni Fund contributions directly and immediately support… Continue reading »

Doing Our Part (Class of 1994)

Dear [sal], For those of us staring down the barrel on turning forty (and those of us who have already made the leap), it’s hard to imagine that we are almost 20 years removed from our time at Williams. Yet, the memories of our years spent in Williamstown are fresh… Continue reading »

Supporting Williams’ Core Mission (Class of 1998)

Dear [sal], As you all know, Williams’ continued success is made possible by the unwavering support of alumni like us. Despite the difficult economic climate the Class of 1998 raised over $x to support the mission of the college. Over x% of our classmates – x people – participated! Thank… Continue reading »

Impact of Williams on the World (Class of 1992)

Dear [sal], A core Williams value is making a Williams education accessible for all outstanding students, regardless of their financial circumstances. Student financial aid is the one budget area that has grown in the past couple of years, and it has been able to do so with Alumni Fund support. Continue reading »

Kicking off the Fund Year (Class of 2006)

Dear [sal]: Last year our giving totaled $xxxx at a whopping xx% participation rate. On behalf of the college, we thank you for this generous support. The Alumni Fund overall represents more than 7% of the college’s operating budget. Our dollars go to critical initiatives including enriched student life, faculty… Continue reading »

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