Today, Azusa Pacific University President Adam J. Morris, PhD, announced that the university has received a more than $13 million commitment from an anonymous donor, representing the largest gift in the institution’s 125-year history.

“I am deeply grateful for the incredible generosity of this donor who believes strongly in our university's Christ-centered mission,” said Morris. “God is on the move at APU in so many ways, and momentum is building for a promising future.”

When realized, the Board of Trustees and president may direct this gift to fund APU’s strategic priorities, ensuring that the university advances its position as a top university in Christian higher education, providing a transformative education to new generations of ethical and compassionate leaders who will make a significant impact on society.

“This extraordinary gift commitment to APU is of tremendous encouragement and inspiration for this community of disciples and scholars as we seek to advance the work of God in the world,” said Andrew Barton, EdD, vice president of University Advancement. “What a blessing this donor has bestowed on current and future students.”