Join the Senior Challenge Committee

Ninety-nine percent of students receive financial aid. Tuition, fees and room and board only cover approximately 65 percent of expenses. These are just a few reasons why donations from students, parents, alumni and friends of the university, and the people who collect them, are crucial in creating a valuable Marquette experience. If you love Marquette and want to make an impact for future Marquette students, consider becoming a member of the 2020 Senior Challenge Committee.


Position Description: The Senior Challenge committee is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of the annual Senior Challenge campaign. Committee members must be dedicated to the mission of Marquette University and be able to creatively engage his/her peers to improve student giving at the university.

Qualifications: Senior Challenge committee members should be a Marquette University junior or senior. Cadidates must understand the importance of financial support from alumni, parents, friends and students of the university; and the role University Advancement plays in the process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an ambassador for the Senior Challenge campaign
  • Attend monthly committee and subcommittee meetings throughout the year
  • Implement stratgies designed to educate classmates and underclassmen on the importance of giving back to Marquette, and the ways they can stay engaged and support Marquette as alumni
  • Execute on strategies to increase dollars raised and number of donors from previous year
  • Promote and attend all Senior Challenge events
  • Staff a minimum of three hours of tabling each semester
  • Serve as student liaison at alumni events

Application Instructions:

To apply, please fill out the form here.

Please direct all questions to Ashley Hester at or (414) 288-4897.