Great institutions evolve while retaining the essence of their distinction.
The time has arrived for Colgate to create and implement the structures — both physical and intellectual — to solve the complex issues of today and meet the challenges of tomorrow.
Through the Third-Century Plan, the University has the opportunity to do something of great consequence for future generations of Colgate students. The result will be an unparalleled four-year liberal arts experience that binds people of diverse backgrounds together through a rational and comprehensive residential system, a dynamic academic program, and shared rituals and sense of space.
Learn more about the steps we are taking toward becoming the most important undergraduate institution in the nation.
Contribute to our efforts to make a Colgate education accessible to talented, high-achieving students regardless of socioeconomic background.
Secure and bolster a resource used to address the University’s greatest challenges and opportunities.
Help us recruit, retain, and recognize leading scholar-teachers, who will lead us in our third century and share the knowledge they create.
Support an innovative program that helps first-generation students acclimate to life at Colgate, navigate key offices, and build a sense of community.
Build an intellectual bridge that will span our liberal arts curriculum and bring our faculty and students together in innovative ways.
Rethink Colgate’s overall educational experience and the campus itself by better integrating the arts and creativity into all aspects of the University.
Colgate has always ascended thanks to the energy, passion, and generosity of our community. Help us fully realize our potential as a national leader in higher education.