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The Future We Want

PART OF THE SOLUTION The 10 private, non-profit members of Independent Colleges of Washington (ICW) are part of a diverse statewide system of high-quality independent and public colleges.

1 5 2% ICW colleges confer:

baccalaureate and advanced degrees awarded in the state

in receive

of the state higher education budget through student aid


Our students

ICW Colleges

Gonzaga University Heritage University Pacific Lutheran University Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University Seattle University University of Puget Sound Walla Walla University Whitman College Whitworth University

Steady Enrollment Growth Helps Achieve State Goals

40K 30K 20K 2001-02


ICW colleges develop leaders by equipping students with communication, problem solving, and critical thinking skills, within an ethical framework


ICW Degree Production Growing Faster in High Demand Fields

ICW Colleges Boost Economies Across Washington

137 %

Contribute nearly $2.5 billion to state and local economies




% 29 % 33

All Degrees Engineering


Employ over 7,000 residents as one of the 15 largest non-governmental employers

% 49 % 52

Engage communities with over 500,000 hours of volunteer service Business

Health Professions


ICW supports strong state funding for our high-quality public colleges ICW colleges provide the state a lower cost strategy to educate more students and raise educational attainment State spending per degree conferred is


the cost

at ICW colleges compared to public four-year colleges



ICW Colleges Educate Low-Income Washington Residents at Low Cost to the State

15K 10K 5K 0

Public Research Universities

State Subsidy per FTE

Maximum State Need Grant Award

ICW Colleges

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PROVIDE OPPORTUNITY Average annual student grant from ICW college:



% $

of ICW students receive grant aid from their college

Perspectives on Average Student Debt at Graduation

Independent Colleges Serve Diverse Communities PERCENTAGE OF ICW STUDENTS

Public Research


32 %





25 %

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Low Income (Pell or SNG)

For every




ICW students receive in state ďŹ nancial aid,

ICW colleges




in grant aid

Students of Color

First Generation

Transfer Students

(neither parent attended college)

(of juniors and seniors)

40,000 2/3 students choose ICW member colleges each year

are Washington residents representing all 39 counties

92% of classes have fewer than 40 students 12:1 student/faculty ratio with no graduate teaching assistants 2012-2013 average tuition: $31,650 ICW college grant aid: $324 million

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distinctive members

Seattle Pacific University Founded: 1891, Seattle, Washington President: Daniel J. Martin Enrollment: 4,540 Notable Programs: Undergraduate research, sciences, pre-medicine, John Perkins Center for Reconciliation, business, music performance, theater 206.281.2000

Seattle University Founded: 1891, Seattle, Washington President: Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J. Enrollment: 7,760 Notable Programs: 116 undergraduate, graduate, and certifi cate programs, including law, education, nursing 206.296.6000

University of Puget Sound Founded: 1888, Tacoma, Washington President: Ronald R. Thomas Enrollment: 2,920 Notable Programs: Liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary programs, business leadership, Asian languages, pre-law, pre-med 253.879.3100

Pacific Lutheran University Founded: 1890, Tacoma, Washington

Saint Martin’s University Founded: 1895, Lacey, Washington

President: Thomas W. Krise Enrollment: 3,550 Notable Programs: Business, education, nursing

President: Roy F. Heynderickx Enrollment: 1,850 Notable Programs: Business, education, engineering, interdisciplinary studies, psychology

253.531.6900 5


Reaching Out Fifteen off-site locations in Washington Bellevue Centralia Des Moines Joint Base Lewis-McChord Marysville Moses Lake Olympia

Redmond Renton Spokane (2) Stanwood Tacoma Tri-Cities Yakima

Whitworth University Founded: 1890, Spokane, Washington President: Beck A. Taylor Enrollment: 2,890 Notable Programs: Education, biology, computer science, theology, music, physics 509.777.1000

Gonzaga University Founded: 1887, Spokane, Washington President: Thayne M. McCulloh Enrollment: 7,770 Notable Programs: Law, engineering, arts and sciences, business, education, nursing, entrepreneurship, interdisciplinary programs in leadership 509.328.4220

Whitman College Founded: 1883,Walla Walla, Washington

Heritage University Founded: 1981, Toppenish, Washington

Walla Walla University Founded: 1892, College Place, Washington

President: John Bassett Enrollment: 1,215 Notable Programs: Education, business administration, social work, science

President: John McVay Enrollment: 1,830 Notable Programs: Business, engineering, education, nursing, social work



President: George S. Bridges Enrollment: 1,600 Notable Programs: Classic liberal arts, global studies, theater, debate, Semester in the West 509.527.5111 Fall 2011 enrollment listed above. 2010-11 unduplicated headcount 40,211.

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of graduates

finish in



More ICW Graduates Complete On-Time ICW Colleges


Public Four-year Colleges

80 % 60 % 40 %

American Indian





Employers say communication and analytical skills are among the most important qualities they look for when hiring As liberal arts-based colleges, ICW institutions excel in developing these critical thinking skills


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15 6,375 2,880 in

bachelor’s and advanced


in Washington are produced at ICW colleges

Independent Colleges Contribute Significantly to High Demand Degrees ICW SHARE OF BACHELOR’S DEGREE PRODUCTION IN WASHINGTON

35 %

34 % 23 %

20 %

Bachelor’s degrees conferred in 2011-12





Advanced degrees in 2011-12



Thank you to the generous corporations, foundations and individuals that provided Washington students with over $1 million in scholarships and other support in the 2012 fi scal year, ending June 30, 2012. Your gifts provide our students opportunity, choice and success!

Summa Cum Laude Level $100,000 and over

Patrons Level $2,500 - $9,999

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air (33)

Anonymous (31)

Loren J. & MaryAnn W.

The Anderson Foundation (50)

Richard E. Bangert (27)

The Boeing Company (57)

Banner Bank (7)

Dawn & Dick Bangert II (10)

George S. Bridges (5)

COSTCO Wholesale (19)

Magna Cum Laude Level $50,000 - $99,999 Expeditors International of

Washington, Inc. (15)

Fluke Corporation (46) PEMCO Foundation Inc. (32) The Wollenberg Foundation (50)

Cum Laude Level $25,000 - $49,999 Council of Independent Colleges (21) The Norcliffe Foundation (14) Nordstrom (44) PACCAR Inc (60) Sheraton Seattle Hotel (19) U.S. Bancorp Foundation (33)

Benefactors Level $10,000 - $24,999 Norman Archibald Charitable Foundation (34) Kenneth J. & Beryl N. Goodchild (18) Independent Colleges of

Washington (7)

UPS Foundation (37)

Sustainers Level $1,000 - $2,499

Supporters Level Below $1,000

Anderson (9)

Herb Bridge & Edie Hilliard (1)

BNSF Railway Foundation (53)

John & Kay Bassett (2)

Anne Cassidy & Bob Fuller (4)

Violet A. Boyer (13)

C. Michael & DeLona Lang Bell (5)

Analisa M. Castaneda (4)

Clark Nuber P.S. (1)

Ben Bridge Jeweler (24)

CMBell Company (3)

Council of Independent Colleges

Brooks Manufacturing Company

Deborah B. Cushing (1)

(FIHE Grant) (21)


Gene Colin (7) Danielson Harrigan Leyh &

Tollefson LLP (1)

O. D. Fisher Charitable Fund/ The Seattle Foundation (31)

Michael & Patty Daniels (9)

Chris T. & Jennifer M. Heman (6)

Brian Dohe (1)

Inland Northwest Community

Patrick W. & Susan M. Dunn (1)

Foundation/ H.D.S Family

Philip W. & Sharon K. Eaton (10)

Fund (1)

Tom & Brenda Fitzsimmons (4)

Glenn Johnson & Michael

Gull Industries, Inc. (29)

Lease Crutcher Lewis (1)

Groninger & Co. Inc. (44)

Colleen Kinerk & Dan Kilpatric (1)

Janet & Jim Linardos (11)

Rick Gross (7)

Franz & Grace Lazarus (2)

Linda & Rick Linneweh (2)

Roy F. Heynderickx (4)

Miller Nash LLP (8)

Thayne M. McCulloh (3)

David M. & Dianne W. Irwin (7)

P&G Fund of The Greater

Microsoft Corporation (18)

Don & Ann Jenkins (14)

Cincinnati Foundation (38)

Melancon (4)

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Phillip E. Gladfelter (1)

Greg Montgomery (5)

Laura Lawton-Forsyth &

Principal Financial Group (14)

Parker Smith & Feek, Inc. (20)

Red Lion Hotels Corporation (10)

Len & Jane Parris (3)

Leigh Ann Lucero (5)

Sterling Bank (12)

Neal Piliavin & Therese Joyce (4)

John & Pam McVay (5)

Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc.

Rabel Family Advised Fund/


The Seattle Foundation (49)

Robert Forsyth (1)

Steve Myers (1) John & Kathy O’Halloran (2)

Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund (2)

Todd & Melaine Ruberg (4)

Constance & Rodney Proctor (6)

Wells Fargo (7)

Steven T. Seward (8)

Laura & Jim Rehrmann (4)

William Kilworth Foundation (11)

Skanska USA Building Inc. (9)

Brendan Riley (2)

The Spokesman-Review (54)

The Seattle Foundation (2)

The Titus Will Families

Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J. (7)

Foundation (43) Washington State Auto Dealers


Bill Garvin (5)

Foss Maritime Company (41)

Joseph & Ella Ward (4)

By ICW policy, 100% of every gift is distributed to our member colleges

Chadd & Elizabeth Bennett (3)

Association (38)

Dr. & Mrs. Beck A. Taylor (2) Dennis Thoennes (1) Ronald R. & Mary Thomas (7) Christopher M Thompson (1)

Howard S. Wright Constructors (3)

Cleven J. & Connie B. Ticeson (7)

Wright Runstad & Company (18)

Ellen J. Wallach & Tom Darden (6)

Donors in green have given to ICW for over 25 years


Tomorrow’s leaders need broad skills to navigate the rapidly changing world in which we live. Students attending ICW colleges receive an education emphasizing critical thinking, creative problem solving and a commitment to service. They are the future we want.

You can help! One gift can support all 10 member colleges and their students. 100% of every gift goes directly to our colleges, increasing access to a quality education for our leaders for tomorrow. • Leaders for Tomorrow Scholarship A single gift of any size helps students at all ICW colleges across the state • Named Scholarship A gift of $10,000 or more can be awarded in your name, according to the criteria you choose

• Endowed Scholarship A gift of $20,000 or more can provide the gift of education in perpetuity • In-kind Gifts Gifts of new or gently used equipment help keep college operating costs down • Planned Giving Leave a legacy by creating a bequest in your will

Be part of ICW’s 60th anniversary, celebrating academic achievement as a sponsor or volunteer

Matched College Savings Program Reward very low income students for consistently saving money for their college education with matching funds

For more information: Visit or contact Anne Cassidy at 206.623.4494 /

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The Future We Want Learn More: • Scholarships for • Advocacy for students student financial aid • Positive public policy • College planning • Collaborative guidance for students activities and families

ICW Mission

Independent Colleges of Washington provide educational opportunity, choice and success for students.

2012-13 Board of Directors Richard E. Bangert II

Roy F. Heynderickx

John O’Halloran

Vice President, PACCAR Inc

President, Saint Martin’s University

John Bassett

Trent M. House

Retired, Rainier Investment Management

President, Heritage University

Principal, Trent M. House Government Affairs

DeLona Lang Bell

President and CEO Independent Colleges of Washington

Thomas W. Krise

George S. Bridges

Laura Lawton-Forsyth

President, Whitman College

President, Lawton Printing, Inc.

Brenda Castañeda

Franz E. Lazarus

Marketing Manager, Import Brands Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Senior Vice President Global Administration COSTCO Wholesale

Director, Infrastructure Architecture and Support Sonos Inc.

President Pacific Lutheran University

Elizabeth A. Cowles

Wealth Management Advisor Northwestern Mutual Financial Network

Laura W. Rehrmann President, Group Health Foundation

Richard W. Linneweh, Jr.

Deborah B. Cushing

President and CEO Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital

Leigh Ann Lucero Senior Attorney, Interactive Entertainment Business Microsoft Corporation

Tom Fitzsimmons CEO, LORIG Associates LLC

Kenneth J. Goodchild

President, Seattle Pacific University

Rick Gross Vice President–Supplier Management Shared Services Group The Boeing Company

Daniel J. Martin

Board emeritus

Thayne M. McCulloh President, Gonzaga University

John McVay President, Walla Walla University

Chris T. Heman

Greg Montgomery

Senior Vice President, Washington Metro Region Manager U.S. Bank

Partner, Miller Nash LLP

Julie Prince

Chairman, Cowles Company

Attorney and Community Advocate/Volunteer

Neal M. Piliavin

President, Horizon Air

Violet A. Boyer

H. Len Parris President, Chandler Reach Vineyards

Glenn S. Johnson

President, CMBell Company

Steve Myers Superintendent Educational Service District 105

Todd Ruberg Vice President, Customer Business Development, Procter & Gamble

Ahmadou Seck Alumnus, Saint Martin’s University

Steven T. Seward Attorney Van Ness Feldman GordonDerr

Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J. President, Seattle University

Beck A. Taylor President, Whitworth University

Ronald R. Thomas

ICW Colleges

Gonzaga University Heritage University Pacific Lutheran University Saint Martin’s University Seattle Pacific University Seattle University University of Puget Sound

President, University of Puget Sound

Walla Walla University

Joseph H. Ward

Whitman College

Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer Fortune Bank

Whitworth University

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Independent Colleges of Washington

600 Stewart Street, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98101


P 206.623.4494


2012-13 ICW Factbook  

Key Facts about Independent Colleges of Washington and the 10 private nonprofit liberal-arts colleges that comprise their membership

2012-13 ICW Factbook  

Key Facts about Independent Colleges of Washington and the 10 private nonprofit liberal-arts colleges that comprise their membership