Giving to UD has the power to change the world. 

Our students and faculty work every day to solve society’s most complex problems with groundbreaking solutions. Solutions fueled by passion, drive and philanthropy. 

From our loyal alumni to dedicated parents and visionary corporations and foundations, our donors are not just giving to UD, but through UD, to help advance our campus, our community and our world.

Delaware First: 
The Campaign for the University of Delaware

The University’s first comprehensive fundraising and engagement campaign – Delaware First – is making the remarkable happen at UD.

Eleanor Pavoni Wilderman, HS55, (child in white dress) stands with her father, her family and her father's company employees.

Building on a Legacy

Alumna Eleanor Pavoni Wilderman's professional and personal successes are amplified by her ability to in help the next generation of Blue Hens, bringing her joy in giving.

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Dedicated donors and the faculty they support form lasting relationships and carry on legacies at UD. Professor Thomas Epps, III and the donors who have supported his named position, Thomas, EH60, and Kipp Gutshall and Myra, AS66, and Allan Ferguson, AS65, are very familiar with the unexpected rewards that come from the unique bonds.

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UD professor Thomas Epps, III, Allan & Myra Ferguson Distinguished Chair of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering.

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