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University Advancement

Donor Investments Paying Off

A UD alumna is embracing servant leadership thanks to the donors Bill ‘81 and Becky ‘81 Hilbert who invested in her future. Five years since her graduation and one thing is for sure: the Hilberts’ investment in Kendal Schaetzle ’17 has paid off.

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How Sweet It Is

Meet the UD alum behind Centerville, Ohio’s newest dessert destination, and the current Flyer who helped make it a reality. Then discover why they’re doing more than just selling frozen custard.

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Fast Facts


The year over year increase in student financial aid requests.


The amount of student financial aid met by donor-funded scholarships.

Faculty and Staff September 23, 2022
Long-lasting Legacies

Friends and colleagues established funds in honor of Albert J. Burky and Deb Bickford for their recent retirements after more than 80 combined years of service at UD.

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Giving September 23, 2022
Success Through Sustainable Support

In a year when markets are down, the University of Dayton endowment provides consistent, reliable support to our programs, professors and students thanks to exceptional returns from previous years and the forethought and generosity of donors from generations past. This is exactly what an endowment is designed to do.

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Giving September 22, 2022
Building a Foundation and Creating New Ones
For Michael DiFlora, the wheels of success started turning early in his career, thanks to a University of Dayton professor. Now, he's paying it forward.
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UD Magazine

Reunion Weekend 2022: We’re Back

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Friendship Grows by Leaps, Bounds, and Stories

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