The Faculty/Staff Campaign at Emory is as much an exercise in community building as it is a fund-raising effort. Indeed, the campaign will redraw lines of connection among members of the Emory community - answering the questions, for instance, of what a professor of Near Eastern Studies has in common with a publicist for the Health Sciences division.
The truth is that the work we do every day, in our respective quarters, enhances Emory's reputation, attracting brighter students, more productive staff and well-respected faculty from all parts of the world. (The professor and the publicist also, unbeknownst to one another, compete every morning for the plumpest blueberry bagel in Cox Hall Food Court.)
Naturally, any campaign is also about raising money, and this one is no exception. With the giving percentage for faculty/staff at 10 percent, room for improvement exists. Your contribution will reconfirm the respect we have for one another's daily work and bolster the already impressive standing that Emory has in American higher education.
Thanks for your consideration.
Emory Challenge Fund
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