The Senior Class Campaign has become a storied tradition at Carolina. Take a look at the accomplishments of seniors, and now alumni, that have come before us.
Class of 2016
The Class of 2016 gave $45,000 to academics at Carolina during their senior year and reached 32 percent participation.
Class of 2015
The Class of 2015 achieved 36.5 percent participation in the campaign and more than 1,200 seniors gave $43,000+ to support areas all over campus. The class also had up to $10,000 of their gifts matched by alumnus challenge donor, Dr. Michael Zollicoffer ’85 (M.D.).
Class of 2014
Class of 2013
Class of 2012
The Class of 2012 Senior Campaign set a goal to exceed the Class of 2011’s mark of 47 percent participation. The class achieved 42 percent participation with 1,396 donors.
Class of 2011
The Class of 2011 set a goal to exceed the Class of 2009’s record breaking 42 percent participation with average gifts of $20.11. The Class of 2011 achieved 47 percent participation, and a Tar Heel logo was added to the 2011 Bell Tower stone. The Class of 2011 also met alumnus John Moore’s ’88 challenge and he donated an additional $20,000 to a designation of his choice.
Class of 2010
Class of 2009
The Class of 2009 chose to direct their gifts to the Eve Marie Carson Memorial Scholarship Fund and set a goal to exceed the Class of 2008’s record-setting 38 percent participation rate. The class achieved a 42 percent participation rate with 1,366 donors and met a $20,000 challenge issued by Trustees Don Stallings and Bob Winston.
Class of 2008
The Class of 2008 chose to direct its support to Carolina for Kibera and set a goal to exceed the Class of 2007’s 30.5 percent participation with average gifts of $20.08. The Class achieved a 38 percent participation rate with 1,246 donors and earned an additional $25,000 challenge gift for CFK. Additionally, Class of 1969 alumnus and past trustee David Pardue and his wife Becky matched contributions dollar for dollar up to $25,000. Carolina for Kibera named a wing of their Tabitha Medical Clinic in honor of the Class of 2008.
Class of 2007
The Class of 2007 set a goal to achieve 25 percent participation with average gifts of $20.07 and chose to direct their support to the Carolina Covenant. Then-Chancellor James Moeser issued a challenge that if the 25 percent participation goal was met, he would allocate $20,000 from an anonymous private gift to the Carolina Covenant in honor of the Class of 2007 Senior Campaign. The Class of 2007 achieved 30.5 participation and met their match.