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NIU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Is Thousands Strong!

Thousands Strong for a Life-Changing Education

Liberal Arts and Sciences is the heart of a NIU.

Your gift provides invaluable experiences that prepare students for a future full of success. Thousands of students graduate from NIU CLAS each year, ready to take on careers that impact our world, and you can invest in tomorrow’s leaders and innovators. 

Project Finish Line

Help the more than 200 students who are forced their abandon their academic journey each year.

Unleash Curiosity Fund

Give every deserving student, regardless of financial capability, the opportunity to participate in transformative, hands-on learning experiences beyond the classroom.

Departments and Centers

Invest in your home department or interdisciplinary center.


$400,000
The Landgraf Thousands Strong Day of Giving Participation Challenge
NIU Foundation Board Member John ‘74, M.S. ‘75 and Anne ‘73 Landgraf want to see Huskie Nation set a new Day of Giving record. When 2,000 gifts are made during Thousands Strong: Day of Giving, a gift of $400,000 will be unlocked into the Day of Giving totals to support student scholarships.
2,000 / 2,000 Gifts
Completed
Leaderboard
Day of Giving College Leaderboard-Dollars Raised
Where is your NIU college on the Day of Giving leaderboard for dollars raised?
Rank College Raised
1 College of Business $402,119.80
2 College of Education $54,957.00
3 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences $50,115.12
4 College of Law $32,316.00
5 College of Health & Human Sciences $21,422.00
6 College of Visual & Performing Arts $14,602.50
7 College of Engineering & Engineering Tech $5,286.00
Ended
Leaderboard
Day of Giving College Leaderboard-Number of Gifts
Where is your NIU college on the Day of Giving leaderboard for number of gifts?
Rank College Gifts
1 College of Business 265
2 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 185
3 College of Education 140
4 College of Health & Human Sciences 83
5 College of Law 79
6 College of Visual & Performing Arts 79
7 College of Engineering & Engineering Tech 31
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