Giving Back

There are many ways to give back to Kenyon.  Whether you are giving your time and energy, or helping support Kenyon through the Kenyon Fund or other important financial ways, we are grateful to each alumnus and alumna who helps make Kenyon a stronger and better place to learn and live.

Giving to the Kenyon Fund

Every gift counts!  To quickly, easily and safely make a gift online, visit http://gift.kenyon.edu. If returning a pledge card with a pledge amount, or with a credit card number or a check for payment, please send it to The Kenyon Fund, 1 Kenyon College, Gambier, OH 43022-9623. Giving a gift of securities? Here's the information you will need to know:

  • The value of the donor's gift of securities is established using the mean of the high and low stock quotations the day the gift passes to Kenyon's control.

Who is Kenyon's broker?

Kenyon Broker:
Tom Fosnaught, Lincoln-Douglas Investments, LLC
135 South Main Street
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
740-397-1397
Fax: 740-397-1980

DTC Number through National Financial Services: 0226
Kenyon Account Number: LDR000159
Broker Number: MV3

Alumni Admissions

Participants in this program assist Kenyon in recruiting students from their local area by sending names of prospective students to the Office of Admissions, contacting students in person or by telephone, representing the College at high-school college fairs, interviewing prospective students, and attending receptions. For more information, please contact the admissions office at 740-427-5776. Learn about the Kenyon Alumni Admissions Network.

Alumni Council

Nominations for the Alumni Council are solicited throughout the year. Candidates are considered by the Alumni Council at the fall meeting and final candidates stand for election by ballot sent to all alumni in February. Four members are elected each year for a three-year term. Alumni Council members meet three times a year to become better informed about the College, to discuss issues of interest to alumni, and to advise the College. Also see the Alumni Council page. For more information, contact Scott R. Baker '94, director of alumni and parent programs, at bakersr@kenyon.edu or 740-427-5147.

Class Agents

Alumni volunteer to serve as liaisons between the class and the College by writing at least two letters a year to the class providing information about the College, classmates, and the Kenyon Fund. To read about the many other ways in which they volunteer for Kenyon, see the Class Agent page. For more information, contact Ryan Stewart at stewartr@kenyon.edu or Nicole Pagano-Percy at percyn@kenyon.edu.

Kenyon Career Network

Alumni volunteer to give advice and information about their occupations or professions to current students and recent graduates. The Career Development Office coordinates the program. For more information, please call 740-427-5165.

Kenyon Fund Executive Committee

KFEC members are appointed by current members. The group meets twice during the year to advise the staff on goal setting, strategic planning, implementation and monitoring of the Kenyon Fund. Also see the KFEC page. For more information, contact Shawn Dailey, director of annual giving, at daileys@kenyon.edu or 740-427-5151.

Regional Steering Committees

Alumni and parents serve as officers to coordinate regional programs and plan events with assistance from the College. There are more than thirty regional associations throughout the country. Also see the list of Regional Association Web sites. For more information, contact Alexandra Compton, director of regional events, at comptona@kenyon.edu or 740-427-5147.

Reunion Planning

Each year, beginning in early fall, alumni who have a major reunion (every five years) in May work with the College to plan the celebrations. For more information, please contact Nicole Pagano-Percy, director of reunion giving, at percyn@kenyon.edu or 740-427-5519. The Reunion Guide contains useful information for members of the reunion committee.

Social Events

Alumni and Parents, working with the regional presidents and steering committees, help to coordinate special events such as Learning in the Company of Friends or informal gatherings in their areas. For more information, contact Alexandra Compton, director of regional events, at comptona@kenyon.edu or 740-427-5147.