Cedarville University Completes $12.8 Million Campaign

by Public Relations Office

Cedarville, Ohio-Cedarville University has successfully concluded a $12.8 million capital campaign in support of its new Recreation Center. "The Cedarville University community is pleased and grateful for this victory," said Dr. Bill Brown, president. "Hundreds of donors made gifts and commitments in this campaign, including alumni, parents, faculty, staff, churches, corporations, foundations, and other good friends who share our vision," he said. The final phase of the campaign included the University`s qualification for a challenge grant from The Kresge Foundation. The challenge was for the University to reach the $12.2 million mark by the end of 2003. When that amount was raised, The Kresge Foundation awarded the final $600,000. "The campaign spanned a period of turbulence in our economy," Brown said. "I am even more grateful when I realize the faith and affection contributors showed by giving during these uncertain times." The Recreation Center adjoins the Callan Athletic Center, which was built in 1981. The new Center includes fitness areas, classrooms, and laboratories, as well as a 60,000-square-foot field house, earmarked for indoor track meets, intramural events, and other extracurricular activities. University Medical Services, the campus student health clinic, also relocated to the Recreation Center. Cedarville University is an accredited Baptist university of arts, sciences, professional, and graduate programs. Located in Cedarville, Ohio, it offers more than 100 areas of study to 3,000 students from across America and around the world. To learn more about Cedarville University, visit www.cedarville.edu. -Cedarville-