The Furman Advantage

Providing faculty and alumni with the knowledge, skills and tools to advise and mentor students appropriately is central to our success. Gifts will provide access to workshops, training and materials, and offset other costs for faculty and alumni participating in the program.

Funding Opportunities
Mentoring Program Endowment

This endowed fund supports initiatives that support Furman’s campus culture of mentoring, including programs that connect current students with a mentor during their Furman experience, programs that encourage reflection on and celebration of mentoring relationships across a student’s four-year path, and operational support to facilitate connections between students and potential mentors.

  • Goal: $10,000,000
Endowed Sophomore Shadowing Endowment

This endowed fund offers permanent support for the career shadowing programming for students. Developed to facilitate sophomore students shadowing alumni in their careers in a wide variety of industries in Greenville and other cities.

  • Goal: $10,000,000
The Potential is Extraordinary

Guided by our strengths as a university, focused on learning experiences that empower students to achieve their most inspiring ambitions, we will do more than meet our mission and advance Furman’s reputation for excellence. As we become a national model for higher education, we will, through our graduates, influence action and ideas across the 21st century.

Campaign Priorities

Clearly Furman Priorities

Building on the best of Furman, we will elevate the university’s excellence, access and impact through these five campaign priorities.