To our benefactors and friends Thanks to the many generous benefactors and friends of the University of St. Gallen, our tradition of academic research and education has been maintained for more than 100 years. We would like to express our gratitude to you. Excellence through solidarity and commitment Research and teaching at our University is based on more than just the commitment of each student, employee and faculty member. The solidarity shown by former students and the groundbreaking engagement demonstrated by our patrons are essential pillars of our University’s existence. As in the past, the University of St. Gallen is a place where knowledge is accumulated and shared between generations. Your support makes it possible for us to increase our knowledge and share it more and more with young and ambitious personalities. Thank you on behalf of the University On behalf of all members of the University of St. Gallen – our Alma Mater – we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude for your commitment and support. We are proud to be supported and encouraged by such renowned institutions and generous personalities. Today we are faced yet again by a new set of interesting challenges, and we are glad to know that you are with us – now as well as in future!