Global poverty is a big issue that, while possible to solve, still remains one of the biggest challenges today. Mindful of the impact personal giving can have on those living below the global poverty line, presidents, past presidents, and presidents emeriti have taken The Presidents’ Pledge Against Global Poverty to donate a portion of their paycheck to overcome global poverty.
Knowing the obligation posed by Catholic Social Teaching to show compassion, consideration and respect for the poor and vulnerable, presidents from ACCU member colleges have been active in participating in the pledge. Leading by example, these presidents are promoting Catholic mission and identity on their campuses by engaging with Catholic Social Teaching. Read the full story and learn more about the pledge here.