Our Defining Moment

This is Leading with Purpose: The Campaign for University of the Pacific—the largest, most exciting fundraising initiative in our history.


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Transforming an instant into

A Lifetime of Purpose


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We asked Pacific People,

What’s Your Purpose?


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This is a place where

Every Moment Matters


About the Campaign

University of the Pacific has a gift for recognizing, creating, and making the most of moments that shape entire lifetimes. The Leading with Purpose Campaign is an opportunity to celebrate, imagine, and support the moments that haven’t even happened yet.


$173M
Raised to Date
$300M
Campaign Goal

This $300 million initiative is guided by four principal priorities:

Academic programs of excellence and relevance Student access and success Building communities Athletic achievement



Campaign Cabinet

Tony Chan ’77 PHS, Co-chair
Virginia Chan ’77 PHS, Co-chair
Dea Berberian
Ron Berberian ’65 BUS
Charles Berolzheimer

Bob Corkern
Doug Eberhardt ’59 BUS
Mary-Elizabeth Eberhardt ’76 COP
Armando Flores ’71 COP
Kevin Huber ’86 BUS
Kathy Janssen ’68 EDU

Gary Mitchell
Hayne Moyer ’75 LAW
Fred Nelson
Pamela Eibeck, Ex-officio
Burnie Atterbury, Ex-officio


Honorary Campaign Cabinet

Gary Bechtel ’74 COP
Don DeRosa, President Emeritus
Karen DeRosa
Arthur Dugoni ’48 DEN
Mimi Eberhardt

Calla Guild ’50 COP
Ralph Guild ’50 COP
James Jewell ’51 COP
Ross de Lipkau ’72 LAW
Larry Meredith

Patricia Meredith ’77 EDU
Walter Robb
Alex Spanos ’48 COP
Faye Spanos
Alex Vereschagin ’57 BUS
Eve Zimmerman ’84 COP