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About The Campaign

As of September 1, 2019


Campaign-Money-Raised NEW GOAL OF $55,000,000 Met initial goal of $45,000,000 on 08/2018 $51,041,779

As of August 1, 2018, the University of Washington Tacoma had raised an unprecedented $47,455,253, surpassing our original campaign target. Yet, as we near the official end of our campaign scheduled for 2020, we recognize our work is not yet complete. The need for greater access to higher education remains high in Tacoma and Pierce County. And as our student population continues to grow, we are quickly running out of space.

To address this fact, we have prepared a request to the State for our next academic building. This Academic Innovation Building is also our next fundraising priority in the campaign. It will allow us to: increase enrollment in the Milgard School of Business; create spaces that fuel the adoption of new Mechanical and Civil Engineering programs; and develop an Innovation Center to foster an interdisciplinary approach to innovation, design-thinking and entrepreneurship. In addition to state resources required, we must reach further in this campaign and raise additional funds to fuel the development of this critical facility.

Campaign Leadership Team

The University of Washington Tacoma is proud to have a strong group of volunteer community leaders to serve as key advisors, advocates and principal spokespeople in our campaign.


CAL & JOANNE BAMFORD

CAL & JOANNE BAMFORD

Campaign Chairs

William W. Philip

William W. Philip

Honorary Chair

James A. Milgard

James A. Milgard

Honorary Chair

Diane Bennion

Diane Bennion

Co-chair

Rich Bennion

Rich Bennion

Co-chair

Bill Driscoll

Bill Driscoll

Co-chair

Herb Simon

Herb Simon

Co-chair

Paula Dana Simon

Paula Dana Simon

Co-chair

Debbie Bingham

Debbie Bingham

City of Tacoma

New Leaders Committee Chair

Loren Cohen

Loren Cohen

McBride-Cohen Management Group

New Leaders Committee Chair

Brian Marlow

Brian Marlow

Corporate Committee Chair

Andy McDonald

Andy McDonald

Corporate Committee Chair