For the second time, Hollins has met and exceeded a challenge from the John M. Belk Educational Endowment to raise $500,000 to receive a matching grant of the same amount.
Explore the Jackson Center for Creative Writing at Hollins, established by John and Susan Gager Jackson '68.
- Sarah Budrus '11, Huntington, West Virginia, Mathematics major
The quality of a Hollins education is a constant, one recognized by the Princeton Review, Forbes, Newsweek, U.S. News, Barrons, Fiske, and other guides to the best colleges.
Emphasis on liberal arts and leadership does not wane but is embraced as the key to maneuvering in a global society. The ways of academic excellence still depend upon learned professors and lively classroom discussion, but have expanded to include hands-on learning, interdisciplinary study, career internships, study abroad, leadership experiences, and community service.
The Campaign for Women Who Are Going Places produced:
Substantial gifts for unrestricted endowment will enable Hollins to respond quickly to timely opportunities or changing demands of today’s academic environment.
|Unrestricted endowment||$10.3 million|
|Chairs, professorships, and faculty salaries||$14.5 million|
|Faculty and academic innovation||$4.5 million|
|Study abroad opportunities||$2.7 million|
|Batten Leadership Institute||$5.3 million|
|Faculty development / student research||$900,000|