March Gladness exceeds donor goal

By: Hannah Paige Michels ~Head Photo Editor~ Xavier got glad this month with the fourth annual March Gladness fundraising campaign March 1-2. Each year, the 48- hour event provides a platform for clubs, organizations and groups on campus to ask alumni, students and faculty to give back to what they care about at Xavier. This year’s campaign resulted in 1,799 donors giving a total of $103,290 to a variety of areas of campus, but Carolyn Adams, Assistant Director of the Annual Fund and head coordinator for March Gladness, says it’s not all about the money. “For the past two years … Continue reading March Gladness exceeds donor goal

Climate Survey gauges student satisfaction

By: Tatum Hunter ~Editor-in-Chief~ As the university launches its annual March Gladness fundraising campaign, a new survey will assess just how #GladXavier students actually are. The most thorough Climate Survey the university has ever offered will become available on March 1. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to take the survey to provide insight on the state of the Xavier community. Xavier partnered with an outside consulting company, Rankin & Associates, to formulate the survey and tailor it to this campus. The consultant will analyze the data gathered and offer multiple presentations of its findings on campus in the fall. These … Continue reading Climate Survey gauges student satisfaction

‘March Gladness’ returns to Xavier

By: Rich Meyer ~Copy Editor~ Xavier is launching the second annual social media takeover called “March Gladness” from March 9-11. The program is run by many groups on campus, including students, faculty, alumni and staff. “I love that March Gladness isn’t just about the giving but incorporates it with general engagement of students, staff and faculty,” Molly Dugan, assistant director for leadership and orientation in the Office of Student Involvement Molly Dugan said. Beginning in 2014, the program is designed as both a way to celebrate the Xavier community as well as to promote giving. “In 2014, we decided to … Continue reading ‘March Gladness’ returns to Xavier