Your gift matters

Keeping L&S strong and growing means investing in the people and programs that make it remarkable. We are fortunate to have generous alumni who care deeply about the liberal arts and who remember that their L&S experience shaped them in so many lasting ways. 

Join your fellow alumni and the many friends of L&S in supporting the heart of this great university. 

All Ways Forward

The best way to give back right now? Through the most comprehensive fundraising campaign in the history of UW: the All Ways Forward campaign. Visit the campaign website and decide where you want to give.

Help L&S create scholarships. Prepare liberal art students for the future through the L&S Career Initiative. Support our great faculty.  Enrich the classroom experience. Through the All Ways Forward campaign, you can choose how to make a difference. 

All gifts—of any size—matter. 

All Ways Forward

Philanthropy feels good

Not everyone can write a big check. But studies have shown that when you give what you can, to a cause that matters to you, it just feels good. Support the liberal arts at UW-Madison!

Gifts That Resonate

Mead Witter Foundation Gives $25 Million to School of Music

The Witter and Mead families have been connected to the State of Wisconsin and to the University of Wisconsin since before the notes of “On, Wisconsin” were ever heard. This fall, their 64-year-old Mead Witter Foundation commemorated that long and mellifluous history with a $25 million legacy gift to the University of Wisconsin.

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Hamel Music Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

On October 28, the Mead Witter School of Music will break ground on the long-anticipated Hamel Music Center. The Hamel Music Center will feature a 662-seat Mead Witter Concert Hall,  a 325-seat Collins Recital Hall, a large rehearsal space, ample lobby, and state-of-the-art technologies.

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L&S Board of Visitors

The College of Letters & Science is advised and guided by dedicated alumni: the L&S Board of Visitors. Read more about the BOV, below.

L&S Board of Visitors

I trust and rely on this group of dedicated, generous alumni to help me lead the largest college on the UW-Madison campus. 

The L&S Board of Visitors helps us maintain our tradition of excellence in education, research and outreach. This select group of key stakeholders serves as an advisory group and works in partnership with Dean Karl Scholz to advance the mission of the College.

Our BOV advises on challenges, opportunities and trends; advocates for the liberal arts and UW-Madison; forges links between L&S and external constituencies; and supports excellence in teaching, research and service through philanthropy.

L&S Board of Visitors roster

L&S Board of Visitors in Action

Members of the L&S Board of Visitors are connected, engaged and making a difference in the world. Their stories are inspiring.