In April 2015, Because This is Auburn — A Campaign for Auburn University launched to propel the university forward through a renewed commitment to students, a continued promise to the state and a shared responsibility to the world.
As part of the $1 billion campaign, the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering has surpassed its $200 million goal by raising $210,814,329 as of May 1, 2016. In fact, during the 2015 fiscal year, the college raised $62,356,049, or 208 percent of its annual goal. The development efforts by the college were the largest by any college or unit in a single year in the university’s history.
As of May 1, Auburn University’s Because This is Auburn comprehensive campaign has raised $947 million of its goal. The campaign runs through December 2017.