Fall 2018 “Raising Our Game” Capital Campaign Report

October 23, 2018 – “Raising Our Game” co-chairs Doug Porter ’78 and Tom Scott ’78 this week issued the campaign’s fall report, asking alumni to consider DU in their year-end giving. Planning for summer 2019 renovations is underway, but will soon face a critical deadline. “We have plans to upgrade the bathroom facilities, continue to […]

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Summer 2018 “Raising Our Game” Capital Campaign Report

August 1, 2018 –  Tom Scott ’78, co-chair of DU’s “Raising Our Game” campaign, today announced that as of July 15, 2018, 163 brothers have made pledges totaling $1.6 million. Of this, $1.1 million has been collected, which has allowed us to make immediate improvements to the house, especially on the first floor.  “If you […]

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Brothers Repair School, Change Lives in Jamaica

January 15, 2018 – Led by Alumni Philanthropy Chair Cal Fastuca ’78, eight DUs spent a week in Jamaica over winter break working at an elementary school. With nine participants, the Cornell cohort was the largest of the eight DU chapters participating in the Delta Upsilon International mission. “We worked at the Church Hill Primary School, an […]

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Brother Austin H. Kip Kiplinger ’39 Dies

November 21, 2015 – Austin H. Kiplinger ‘39, a Washington publisher, civic leader and philanthropist who sustained the growth of his family’s media empire and whose interests ranged from raising wheat to collecting memorabilia of the city’s history, died Nov. 20 at a hospice in Rockville, Md. The cause was cancer. He was 97. Nicknamed […]

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Fall 2017 “Raising Our Game” Capital Campaign Report

October 1, 2017 – Phase 1 renovations and major upgrades to our house at 6 South Avenue are complete! Importantly, these improvements already have an impact on how the undergraduates live, study and thrive in the House. The Great Hall, Chapter Room and Library have been refurbished including: All new finishes • Flooring, lighting, electric upgrades […]

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Gen. Paxton Honored by Ivy Football

February 1, 2015 – On Jan. 22, 2015, the Ivy Football Association honored eight distinguished alumni of Ivy League football at a dinner in New York City. For the fourth time since 2001, a DU was honored: General John M. Paxton, Jr., Assistant Commandant, United States Marine Corps. Brother Paxton was promoted to General and assumed the duties of […]

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