Emory surpasses fundraising goal

Emory University culminated its seven-year fundraising goal having raised more than $1.69 billion.

Nearly 150,000 people donated to Campaign Emory, which had a goal of $1.6 billion.

The money, some of which is already being spent, will be used to enhance academic programs and research, address building needs, improve patient care and address other college needs.

More than $225 million was raised for student scholarships and programs. Scholarships and other forms of student aid was one of Emory’s top priorities.