Treveccan THE MAGAZINE OF TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY
Join us in taking a look back at Trevecca’s top stories, students, alumni, achievements and honors from the last year!
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2018 PRESIDENT’S REPORT
Welcome Great stories captivate. They keep us turning the pages and looking forward to the future with hope. Great stories intrigue us, challenge us and cause us to examine our own hearts and minds. Great stories change us.
When we looked back at the stories that defined the last year at Trevecca, we found a myriad of great stories. From enrollment growth and scholarship winners to a proposed merger with Eastern Nazarene College and well-deserved recognitions for our programs—Trevecca has had many great stories to tell in 2017. In this year’s report, we’ll look back at the last year through the lens of the most-read news stories on Trevecca’s website and social media. These stories form the framework of this report, shaping the sections and influencing the interviews and articles that fill the following pages.
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As you delve into this issue, you’ll see that Trevecca has much to celebrate. From academic endeavors, milestones in enrollment and diversity growth, and a continued focus on faith and service, Trevecca steps boldly into the future with roots firmly planted in our storied past.
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Treveccan Vol. 88 No. 1 Winter 2018 President
Dan Boone, ’74
V.P. for External Relations Peg Cooning
Associate V.P. of Marketing & Communications Matt Toy
Graphic Designer Jamie Ascher
Stephens Hiland, ’15 Andy Lovell Logan Newkirk, ’15 Jenny Sowers Anne Twining, ’74 Jonathan Wright, ’13
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Diverse City 16
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Academics As an institution of higher education, Trevecca is focused on providing our students with a quality education that challenges and pushes them. This year’s top stories reiterated that desire, ranging from an article introducing new faculty members to the announcement that Trevecca had been named one of the best-value universities in the state.
The top academic stories in 2017 are: »» Trevecca welcomes four new faculty members August 17, 2017 Read the article at www.trevecca.edu/newfaculty. »» Trevecca announces 2017 Commencement details April 24, 2017 Learn more at www.trevecca.edu/2017commencement. »» Trevecca celebrates student achievements April 28, 2017 Read the full article at www.trevecca.edu/2017awards. »» Trevecca announces winners of 2017 McClurkan Scholarship December 16, 2017 Check out the full article at www.trevecca.edu/McClurkan.
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»» Trevecca Nazarene University named one of Tennessee’s best values April 11, 2017 Read the full article at www.trevecca.edu/bestvalue.
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Research Abstract Set to graduate in May 2018, history major Kelsey Raymond found her calling when she discovered undergraduate research at Trevecca. Since then, Raymond has taken part in a number of research projects, including becoming the first Trevecca student to participate in the 499 individual research class. This course allows her to conduct research about the history of asylums, a topic she chose because she wanted to tell “the story of those who haven’t been told” while managing a budget, setting her own goals and working toward a formal presentation in the spring. Raymond has presented her research at national and local conferences, including the National Council on Undergraduate Research and the Tennessee Experiential Learning Symposium.
“Undergraduate research has been the greatest experience of my life. It changed my career path.” —Kelsey Raymond, history major, senior
Here’s Raymond, in her own words.
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“[Undergraduate research] prepares you more for your field than I think any class ever will. Research has made me more confident. More than anything, [undergraduate research] has given me the opportunities and the confidence to go out there and feel prepared. I’m more willing to be a leader, and I’m learning how to be a servant leader. Undergraduate research has given me the confidence to fail. In the research process, failure is always imminent. There are times that I’ve spent weeks tracking down leads just for it not to be an example that I needed. It gave me a base to start somewhere else; I know it wasn’t worthless. So I’ve learned to shelve that and think about what I learned and take these steps with confidence and creativity.”
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819 degrees awarded
students were involved in undergraduate research projects from Fall 2016 to Fall 2017.
Average number of traditional students graduating with a bachelor’s degree who are enrolled in a graduate school program one year after graduation.
100% first-time pass rate for the Trevecca PA Class of 2017 on the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE)
100% PRAXIS pass rate (teaching licensure exam) Based on last reported data in 2015 2 0 18 P R E S I D E NT ’S R E P O R T 1 0
“How can students develop a passion for something if they have never been exposed to it ?”
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—Seth Conley, associate professor of media arts
Dr. Katherine Kendall has spent her career imparting her love of science to students. As a doctoral student at Trevecca, it seemed only natural that she would focus her dissertation on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educational programs. Kendall’s research has already been presented in a national STEMConnector webinar, to Governor Kay Ivey of Alabama and included in an education newsletter with more than 1,500 subscribers. Kendall’s experience showcases the importance—and the difference—quality research can make, especially when championed at the academic level. Here she is, in her own words. “One could argue that STEM is the major educational focus in our system today. Billions of dollars are being spent, but the results are just not there. We are not seeing an increase in STEM majors in college and careers. Students did not indicate a working knowledge of STEM careers, and teachers and counselors were not trained in STEM content delivery. Most STEM classes didn’t even take place in a lab setting. How can students develop a passion for something if they have never been exposed to it? My data shows that educational systems are focusing on STEM career development too late in a student’s journey. Career identity begins to develop in the middle grades, and by the time students enter high school or their first year of college, career identity is set. They’ve already eliminated certain careers from their choices.”
“Because of the commitment to research through Trevecca’s FLARE program, our film, religion, and commercial music students have been able to learn what it’s like to be part of a real, professional production.”
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Growth & Diversity Over the past decade, Trevecca has achieved remarkable gains in enrollment and increased emphasis on diversity. Both achievements have added to the beauty and richness of the University’s campus community. This year, Trevecca marked its fourth consecutive year of enrollment growth, continued to strive to create a diverse community through the work of the Diversity Council and others and celebrated breaking the 1,000 online student mark for the first time.
Several stories highlighting Trevecca’s growth and diversity made the list of our top stories this year. They are: »» Trevecca celebrates fourth consecutive year of recordbreaking enrollment growth September 19, 2017 Read the entire article at www.trevecc.edu/enrollmentgrowth.
»» Trevecca Nazarene University celebrates enrollment growth February 9, 2017 Learn more at www.trevecca.edu/fastestgrowing.
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»» Trevecca releases statement on DACA decision September 5, 2017 Read more at www.trevecca.edu/DACA.
The number of online students has grown
from Fall 2014.
A “ ll the pieces of my life were coming together, except I did not have any formal education”
not only in class but also in your career. [Online education] meets the needs of those who desire to receive higher education but face challenges. It allows people who have busy careers, limited funds, or live in remote locations the opportunity to receive higher education at their own pace. This experience has been rewarding, and I look forward to sharing my testimony with others that they may follow similar footsteps as they advance their education.” Chinoda will graduate with his bachelor’s degree in Christian ministry this spring.
growth in total enrollment from Fall 2013 to Fall 2017
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Watch the video at trevecca.edu/smashing
Fall 2017 Diversity In 10 years, Trevecca’s Hispanic population has grown
In the same time frame, Trevecca’s African American population has grown
18% Other Ethnicity 1% Asian 10% Hispanic of any race 6% Black or African American 65% White
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“Being a husband, father, full-time employee, and minister, it was important for me to find a school that would fit my busy schedule. I had never taken online courses before, but I soon learned how beneficial it was to attend a school that offered that option. The online learning experience has been challenging as well as valuable. The online system is user-friendly and provides a cyber-classroom atmosphere. The professors give assignments and engage in discussions with students. There is a heavy volume of required reading which leaves you with a wealth of information that you can apply
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Online Learner Trevecca online student Danai Chinoda started college right out of high school, but didn’t complete his degree. Back in Nashville, he was working in the healthcare field when he was called into the ministry. “All the pieces of my life were coming together, except I did not have any formal education,” he said. That’s when Chinoda found Trevecca, a Christian school that supported his faith and values while offering the education he needed in a format that fit his busy schedule. Chinoda shared his thoughts on online education:
Growth of Online Students at Trevecca
In Fall 2014, online students comprised only 11 percent of total School of Graduate and Continuing Studies (SGCS) students. This fall, 46 percent of SGCS students are online students.
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Diverse City Sofia Guerrero, a senior elementary education major, transferred to Trevecca from a state school as a sophomore. Guerrero has become a diversity leader on campus. She is the president of Trevecca’s Futuro chapter, an inclusive organization that engages Latino students in professional development, and an active member of the University’s Diversity Council. Guerrero, in her own words: “When I first came here, I remember seeing a lot of diverse students in my classes. It was very satisfying to know that Trevecca welcomes all students regardless of skin color. Ever since I have been a student here, Trevecca has helped me in any way they can, not just financially or academically, but spiritually as well. Over the years, I’ve seen Jesus through many people at Trevecca, people who celebrate diversity. Throughout the campus, there are many students who might look the same, but I can assure you that none have had the same walk in life. Their background is what makes a person who they are, and we need to celebrate that. We’ve been working really hard to bring an awareness of the diversity on campus—much more than just skin color. It’s an acknowledgment that there is beauty in diversity. I want to keep [working for diversity at Trevecca] as this semester progresses and as next year comes around. I would love to continue doing God’s work and bring people together while celebrating where they come from.”
I would love to continue doing God’s work and know that I’m following what Jesus would do: bringing people together regardless of skin color and backgrounds on campus.”
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Faith & Service Trevecca is a Christian university in the heart of Nashville, as our tag line boldly proclaims. Our faith shapes this institution, calling us to a higher standard. We are dedicated to providing a highquality education in an atmosphere that also calls students to a deeper walk with Christ and challenges them to pour into the people and communities around them, becoming leaders who go out into the world with a heart for service. That mission is reflected in our emphasis on social justice, the many opportunities our students have to minister and serve at home and around the globe and our dedication to helping teens grow in their faith through programs such as the Six8 Fellowship.
A number of this year’s top stories showcased Trevecca’s emphasis on faith and service. They include: »» University announces TAG trips for 2017-2018 October 6, 2017 Read the entire story at www.trevecca.edu/TAG2017.
»» Dr. Brandon Winstead named director of Trevecca’s Youth Theology Institute October 21, 2016 Read the story at www.Trevecca.edu/Winstead.
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»» Trevecca student heads home to help with hurricane relief, thankful for Trevecca response September 8, 2017 Learn more at www.trevecca.edu/Texas.
Ripple Effect After graduating from Trevecca, Lucas Reed (’14) went to work for Soles4Souls, a nonprofit with a mission to create sustainable jobs and provide relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing. While there, Reed had an idea, one that he believes God gave him. That idea took shape as Rippl, a nonprofit Reed started in April 2017, that works in partnership with Soles4Souls. Rippl coordinators collect shoes through shoe drives, partnerships and networking. Those shoes are then processed and distributed to micro-partners in developing areas who use the inventory to create thriving businesses and communities. Learn more about Rippl at betheRippl.com. Read more, in Reed’s own words:
This academic year marks the tenth anniversary of Trevecca’s J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice. Learn more about the Center at trevecca. edu/socialjustice.
In the Six8 Fellowship’s inaugural year, 23 teens participated in the week-long
students participated in Trevecca Around the Globe (TAG) mission trips from Fall 2016 to Fall 2017. Destinations included Croatia, the Philippines and Mexico.
summer intensive. More than 50 students are expected to participate in the second year, scheduled for July 7-13, 2018. Six8 is designed for students who are passionate about theological exploration, serving others, and healing injustice.
In October 2017, 19 students and
first-year and transfer students participated in CityLINK Service Day prior to the start of the Fall 2017 semester, serving throughout the city.
sponsors participated in fall break trips to hurricane-ravaged areas in Texas & Florida.
500 children toured or volunteered at the Trevecca Urban Farm this year, with more than 150 Trevecca volunteers.
Trevecca Urban Farm profit increased
99.6% this year.
Urban Farm hosted 3 farm camps for middle & high school students, celebrated the work of 2 college interns and hired 1 farm manager.
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“God really used the two and a half years I was [at Trevecca] to mature me. A lot of the professors took the time to pour into me, not even just the knowledge standpoint from class, but also speaking wisdom. That helped prepare me. The time in the classroom with people like Jamie Casler and Iris Gordon taught me the business side of things. One of the biggest take-aways I got at Trevecca is having a better understanding of how we can really help people. I’m a big believer that giving has to be two-way giving—unless it’s a crisis situation— that creates dynamics that build empowerment. Creating that viewpoint helped me to see the world in a different way.”
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FutureFocused Trevecca is focused on the future, while building on the foundation of the past. The roots of our history run deep and guide and support us as we make decisions that lead us into the future. From campus improvements to endowed scholarships and a proposed merger with Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Mass., Trevecca is ready to step into our next chapter.
Several of this year’s top stories celebrated Trevecca’s storied past alongside our bright future. They are: »» Trevecca announces new board members November 4, 2016 Read the entire story at www.trevecca.edu/newboard2016. »» Trevecca Board of Trustees extend President Boone’s contract March 17, 2017 Learn more at www.trevecca.edu/BooneContract. »» Trevecca, ENC move forward with collaborative partnership March 24, 2017 Read the entire story at www.trevecca.edu/ENCpartnership. »» ENC and Trevecca form joint task force to plan next steps in merger November 9, 2017 Read more at www.trevecca.edu/TaskForce. »» Trevecca announces Pulliam Plaza project November 18, 2016 Learn more at www.trevecca.edu/PulliamPlaza.
»» Trevecca senior recalls ‘Wise Guys’ of Wise Hall September 13, 2017 Read the story in its entirety at www.trevecca.edu/WiseGuys.
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»» Trevecca to dedicate Pulliam Plaza, honor longtime trustee and friend of the University October 31, 2017 Read more at www.trevecca.edu/dedicati
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No Compromise For Dr. Fred and Dr. Stephanie Cawthorne, there’s no reason to doubt the value of Christian higher education. Graduates of Eastern Nazarene College (1992) and the University of Maryland (Ph.D., 1998), the couple has never regretted their decisions to continue their education at a Christian university and teach at one. They say that’s why universities like Trevecca and Eastern matter. Learn more in this Q&A. How was your experience at Eastern Nazarene College formative in shaping you for the future? Stephanie: I think the mentoring we received from the faculty was life-changing for us. We were both able to step into rigorous graduate school programs, and part of the reason we were so prepared was because the faculty had spent so much time mentoring and helping us in our disciplines. The other liberal arts classes, like Christian Tradition, were also very formative for us. Fred: For me it was also the opportunities I had outside of the classroom. Our professors encouraged us to engage in creative research and other projects. A lot of that translates to what we do here. We work to provide the same kinds of experiences with our students that were beneficial and formative for us.
“I grew up at ENC. My mother was a professor there. It’s a place that has formed a lot of who I am.” —Dr. Fred Cawthorne
Why is a Christian education important? Stephanie: It’s a very formative time in students’ growth. Showing that you can excel academically while growing in Christian maturity is essential to model and encourage. I think sometimes at a Christian university, we can have even more open discussions than we can in a lot of other settings. We have the unique opportunity to discuss the issues that are affecting us today from a Christ-centered perspective. Fred: [A Christian education] allows us to internalize what we believe, beyond what our parents or other people have told us to believe. Your faith is never your own; it’s a gift from God, but it becomes more internalized. You can be grounded at a place like Trevecca and ENC and go on to rigorous graduate programs with that foundation. We would be different people if we didn’t go to a Christian university. Why does the partnership between ENC and Trevecca matter?
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Fred: I think that really comes back to the value of Christian higher education. In the Northeast where I grew up, there aren’t a lot of places like ENC or Trevecca. The reason we’re doing what we’re doing is missional. We see the value of Christian higher education, and we want students in the Northeast to have a choice to go to a Christian university. Students who are interested in highly technical, competitive and academically rigorous fields shouldn’t have to make the choice between quality academics and a Christian education. We want students to be able to come to a place like Trevecca or ENC and get a quality educational experience in a Christian environment and not have to compromise the quality of the academics.
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What changes have you seen to Trevecca’s campus over the course of your relationship with the University?
Mike: I came [to Trevecca] because of the people (Gerald Willis, Michael Johnson, PR group members) and family connection to the school. My dad lived in Tidwell, and I’m pretty sure my mom lived in Hardy Hall. Hardy was gone when I arrived, and Tidwell was [used for] religion faculty. I lived in Benson. With the exception of minor updates in the gym, including much-needed A/C, every building has gone through a major renovation since I was a student. Chad: I was here every year for TNT since seventh grade. I was heavily involved in vocal and instrumental performances at TNT. So the biggest change so far is just the music facilities. I remember one year I had a trumpet solo and had nowhere to practice because all the practice rooms were taken in Wakefield. Now there are the practice rooms in Jackson and Wakefield, so there’s much more practice space.
Lasting Legacy Richard D. Steele was only 16 years old when he graduated from high school in Monroe, N.C. That same year, he enrolled at Trevecca. After graduation, he worked a few years in Charlotte, then joined the U.S. Air Force for a four-year stint. He married Katharine Murray while stationed in California. After he was discharged, they returned to North Carolina, and Richard attended a business school. In 1956, he took a position with Consolidated Engravers, a textile engraving company where he eventually became president, CEO and co-owner of the large and diversified company with plants in five locations to serve the industry.
Before his death in 2004, Richard expressed his wish for the scholarship to continue to be funded, and Katharine has been faithful in granting that wish. Here’s Katharine in her own words: “Richard’s years at Trevecca changed his outlook on life. His teachers influenced his strong beliefs. His deep faith never wavered and gave him on-going strength to live by. This scholarship is important to me because of the cumulative effect of the funds, which is in part, a result of good investment management. A part of what Richard believed in lives on. Every year,
What recent projects have you been most excited about?
I’m delighted to receive personal notes from the recipients of this endowed scholarship. This is very meaningful to me and definitely would be to Richard. It is great to know that his vision and the establishment of a scholarship will benefit many deserving students for many years to come.” Over the years, countless Trevecca students have benefitted from receiving the Richard D. Steele Scholarship. Pictured here are past and present recipients Sydney Wisman, senior media arts and communications studies major; Kevin Reed (’08), assistant director of Trevecca’s Office of Financial Aid; and Grason Godfrey (’16), a clinical research coordinator at Vanderbilt Medical Center. During the 20162017 academic year, 16 Trevecca students were recipients of the Steele Scholarship.
Chad: The Jackson Center for Music and Worship Arts. Music is just my life. The new instrumental hall is beautiful, and the acoustics are awesome. And places like Pulliam Plaza—people were using it the day of the dedication. I’ve met eight or nine people there I would have never met before. Spaces like that are important for community life. Mike: Most exciting to me was easily the Jackson Center and remodeling of Wakefield. Some of us with music-related majors over the years have felt like it was long past due. The Jackson and Wakefield projects will directly benefit my son and put us in a better position for recruiting music students. Part of Trevecca’s DNA is its close-knit fellowship and family atmosphere. Having space on campus to “do life” together helps foster one of the things we do best: relationship. As we head into the future, why do you think Trevecca still matters and makes a difference? Mike: TNU changed the trajectory of my life. My parents met there. My wife’s parents met there. Melinda and I met there. And now Chad is a student, and TNU is shaping his life. I’m so thankful for TNU. Being on campus feels like home.
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Richard regarded his years at Trevecca as lifechanging and realized that education was the key to success. He wanted to enable other students to experience what had meant so much
to him as a young teen with little money and no outlook for good-paying jobs. He established the Richard D. Steele Scholarship before he retired in 1990.
Campus Then & Now
Trevecca sophomore Chad McAdory and his father, Mike McAdory (’92), come from a long line of Trevecca graduates. Three generations of family members have been involved in Trevecca’s PR groups over the years. Updates to campus play an important role in Trevecca’s future, so we asked Chad, a worship arts major, and Mike to weigh in on the changes they’ve seen over the years.
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In Closing In 1919, W. B. Yeats wrote a poem titled “The Second Coming” to describe a post-war world of chaos. His words seem to ring true for the world we now occupy. “Things fall apart; the center cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.”
Campaign Stats Public phase of the campaign launched with
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Current Comprehensive Campaign Totals (as of Nov. 30, 2017) $10.4 million
12 The number of campus projects completed during the last year, including the construction of Pulliam Plaza, the renovation of Wakefield Fine Arts Building and Wise Hall, and the relocation of the Office of Academic Records.
Ours is a time that some call the age of rage. In such a time, every tribal group builds its defenses and then demands responsible attention to its stated issues. Those who lead diverse communities, like a university, are pulled apart by the competing demands from multiple causes. It is simply exhausting to attend to every expectation. And when you try, you immediately know that your scattered focus cannot be replicated for every person, every request and every ultimatum. As the poem suggests, there is no unifying center that holds. This is the experience on the secular campus today. This is why I love being at Trevecca. For us, Christ is the glue that holds all things together. We do not exist as a university determined to cater to narrow demands, but rather as a community that finds its unifying focus
in the worship of God. And if ever the world needed a model of a diverse, loving, listening, respecting community, it is now. At Trevecca, weekly chapel services are the magnet that gathers us around the worship of God. This practice of our faith centers the community in Christ. We make no apologies for required chapel because this gathering is the primary reminder of our reason to exist. Even our online students have access to devotional support. Chaplains assist them in their journey with God. As our campus diversity grows, we can talk with 26 nationalities, multiple minorities and a wide range of denominational families in our cafeteria on any given day. This diverse gathering of the nations, tribes and people into one community in Christ is a reflection of the kingdom of God. Added to this, we are able to take this theology to the streets as we connect the classroom to the world by way of hands-on learning and research projects. You’ve read about some of these in this report. Our students learn in the context of a city solving problems of transit, affordable housing and food access. We teach our students to engage the issues with charitable discourse, love of the neighbor and the justice of God for the poor. We are preparing the kind of leaders whose goal will not be winner-take-all politics, but rather the unifying peace of Christ.
Learn more at www.trevecca.edu/ CampusProjects.
Programmatic Support $295,354
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Making an Impact
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Financials Net Tuition & Fees ($000)
Gift Designations 40000 35000 30000 25000 20000 15000 10000 5000
0.8% Other Sources
2.9% Net Assets Released From Restrictions
6.6% Depreciation 9.4% Facilities
1.8% Interest Expense
1.7% Tuition Remission
1.7% Investment Income
16.5% Institutional Support
0.6% Grant Income
6.7% Auxiliary Enterprises
3.9% Denominational Support
3% Annual Fund
19.6% Student Services
14.6% Auxiliary Enterprises
53% Educational Budget (Unrestricted)
33.8% Instructional & Academic Support
73.5% Net Tuition & Fees
17% Current Scholarship & Programs
11% Endowed Scholarship & Funds
$404,891 16% Facilities
Total Net Assets (Equity) ($000) 80,000 70,000
40,000 30,000 20,000 10,000
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The Trevecca Office of External Relations announces a new Trevecca giving society: the Adams Loyal Donors Society. Named to honor Dr. Homer J. Adams and his wife, Bea, for their continued contributions to Trevecca, the society includes loyal supporters who have donated to the University for 20 consecutive years or more. Thank you for your continued generosity in helping Trevecca make great stories possible.
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