Mount Royal kicks off $250-million fundraising campaign

April 11, 2011

Yesterday Mount Royal University officially announced the launch of its $250-million fundraising campaign, the most significant in the institution's 100-year history. During the launch, 3 donations were announced, including a $5-million gift from David and Leslie Bissett, bringing the funds raised to date to $141,775,500. The funds raised will be used on 3 student-focused priorities: learning opportunities -- student scholarships and bursaries; learning environment -- establishing 6 Centres of Excellence; and learning spaces -- expanding student research facilities for Science and Health, as well as constructing a new Conservatory and concert hall and a Library and Learning Centre. Mount Royal News