John and Jeanne Garvey with family members in front of Garvey Hall

Opening Fall 2022Garvey Hall

The new dining commons will be named in honor of outgoing University President John Garvey and his wife, Jeanne Garvey.

Peter Kilpatrick

Introducing the University's 16th PresidentPeter Kilpatrick

On July 1, 2022, Peter Kilpatrick will succeed President John Garvey, who has served as president for 12 years.

Class of 2021 cheers during commencement

2022 Founders Day Giving ChallengeCatholicU community delivers success

The 2022 Founders Day Giving Challenge was an incredible success! The Cardinal family united to make 788 gifts in celebration of the founding of The Catholic University of America.

Basilica during Cardinal Fest 2021

Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic UniversityExtended through 2023 with $500M goal

The Catholic University of America will extend Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic University through 2023 with a new goal of $500 million.

1887 Society logo with McMahon Hall

Leadership annual giving1887 Society

Join Catholic University's philanthropic society for leadership annual donors!

Upcoming Events

Celebrate Catholic University with us! Join us for these upcoming events:

Aug 10

Postponed : CUOnline Lunch and Learn: Dr. Ruby Huynh and Biomedical Research for Good

Webinar - Online,

Aug 30

Cardinals at the Shore Reception

The Breakers on the Ocean - Spring Lake, NJ

Sep 15

Welcome the incoming class at Catholic University - Tucson

The Cathedral of St. Augustine - Tuscon, AZ

Sep 16

Catholic University Day at Nationals Park

Nationals Park - Washington, DC

Our Latest Stories
2021-2022 Report to Donors
August 01, 2022
"Over the course of this past fiscal year, we surpassed our initial $400 million Campaign goal six months early, and then set a larger one — $500 million — extending the Campaign by a year in order to achieve the new target and to be sure donor investments through Light the Way support all of the priorities we had envisioned."
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Planning for Qualified Charitable Distributions in 2022
July 27, 2022
With a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD), you may be able to satisfy your traditional IRA’s Required Minimum Distribution (RMD), lower your taxable income, and maximize your impact on a charitable organization, such as The Catholic University of America.
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D.C. roots and a CatholicU legacy: Cahill family establishes the Leo F. Stock Impact Scholarship
July 20, 2022
John Cahill, B.A. 1989, has a family history that is deeply rooted in Catholic University and the surrounding Brookland neighborhood. Now, he is honoring that legacy through the Leo F. Stock Impact Scholarship, named for his grandfather, a fellow Cardinal.
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Your Catholic Connections

As the University works to serve the Church, the nation, and the world, University Advancement bridges all of its communities. We are building relationships for the next generation!

Campaign Videos

Each year since 2019 we have released a major video in support of Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic University. Learn about the Campaign, the history of the University, and how you can participate in the most ambitious campaign in the University's history. Together, we will light the way!