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EMU to Dedicate New University Commons Facilities Saturday, March 26

Eastern Mennonite University is gearing up to celebrate a long-standing dream come to fruition. On Saturday, Mar. 26, 2011, facilities that comprise “Phase II” of the $2.5 million University Commons project will be dedicated in ceremonies starting at 1 p.m. in the renovated Mainstage Theater on ground floor of the Commons. The brief ce ...More

EMU Giving Sees Slight Increase

Unrestricted contributions of $1,786,000 to Eastern Mennonite University for the 2009-10 fiscal year ending June 30 were up 3.4 percent over the previous year. Total contributions to EMU, including restricted gifts and grants, totaled $4,857,757 compared with $6,194,442 in 2009. "The decrease in total giving is largely due to a windfall bequest of $1 million EMU received ...More

EMU Reports New Contributions Record

EMU has received $5,211,528 in total contributions for the 2007-08 fiscal year ending June 30, a 3.7 percent increase over the previous year. Kirk L. Shisler, vice president for advancement, reported that contributions of $1,857,265 to the University Fund set a new record, surpassing the 2007 annual fu ...More

‘Do No Harm’ With Renovated Science Center

Create a building that will "do no harm." That was the mandate that EMU administration and Troyer Group architects heard from participants at a Jan.22 forum of some 200 staff, faculty, students, community members, and alumni at EMU. EMU hosted the event to gather ideas and foster a sense of ownership in plans to renovate the e ...More

EMU Annual Gifts Set New Record

EMU has received $5,111,510 in total contributions for the 2006-2007 fiscal year ending June 30. Kirk L. Shisler, vice president for advancement, reported that contributions of $1,764,000 to the University Fund set a new record, surpassing the 2006 annual fund total of $1,733,000 by nearly two ...More

Trustees Act on Finances, Hear Updates

J. Richard Thomas, chair of the academics committee of the EMU board of trustees, makes a proposal for action to the full board as President Loren Swartzendruber and board chair Susan E. Godshall listen. ...More

Turf Field Symbolic of ‘New Era’ in Athletics

The driving rain from tropical depression Ernesto subsided, the wind abated and the sun tried to reappear Saturday morning, Sept. 2, allowing Eastern Mennonite University to hold its dedication ceremony for its new artificial turf field as planned. The prominent bright green turf field that served multiple purposes for athletic programs at EMU was replaced this summer after 17 years of ...More

EMU Reports Record Gift Income

Kirk Shisler, vice president for advancement at EMU, gives an upbeat report of donor giving during the past year at a faculty- staff “New Year’s Breakfast” that welcomed the 2006-07 fisca ...More

Crossroads – Winter 2005

Read the latest edition of Crossroads, the official magazine of Eastern Mennonite University. Articles include the story of SailingActs, profiles of alumni like Kirk Shisler and Erik Kratz, news, events and much more. Read more… ...More

Profiles in Giving: Kirk Shisler

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