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Wow — what a year it has been! THANK YOU to all of our donors, volunteers and friends who make a difference at Duke. Your Annual Fund gift was instrumental in helping advance the Duke experience, attract and fuel the boldest thinkers, and reimagine how we learn and engage.

We couldn’t have done it without YOU! And these 13 Duke students and faculty members from across campus want to THANK YOU for all you’ve made possible.

Learn more about the Duke Annual Fund at: https://giving.duke.edu/annualfund

Wow — what a year it has been! THANK YOU to all of our donors, volunteers and friends who make a difference at Duke. Your Annual Fund gift was instrumental in helping advance the Duke experience, attract and fuel the boldest thinkers, and reimagine how we learn and engage. We couldn’t have done it without YOU! And these 13 Duke students and faculty members from across campus want to THANK YOU for all you’ve made possible. Learn more about the Duke Annual Fund at: https://giving.duke.edu/annualfund

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Unwrapping Gifts: Bequests and Retirement Account Designations

Unwrapping Gifts: Bequests and Retirement Account Designations

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My Giving Stories

  • My Giving Story: Caroline L. Lattimore

    My Giving Story: Caroline L. Lattimore

    Dean Emerita Caroline L. Lattimore Ph.D.'78 had a storied career fostering inclusivity for Duke University students of all backgrounds. After retirement, she used an IRA charitable rollover to establish an endowed fund supporting a fellowship at The Graduate School.

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  • My Giving Story: Chun Lam

    My Giving Story: Chun Lam

    Chun Lam B.S.E.’71, M.B.A.’74, Ph.D.’77, P’00, has spent a lifetime learning. Now he’s giving back to Duke with two gift annuities to provide scholarships for students at Pratt and Fuqua.

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  • Our Giving Story: David and Karen Cutcliffe

    Our Giving Story: David and Karen Cutcliffe

    One of the ways to have an impact at Duke is by making a gift that will enable the university to thrive for generations to come. Head football coach of the Duke University Blue Devils, David Cutcliffe, and his wife, Karen, share the reasons why they chose to create an endowment for the Duke Catholic Center.

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