President Ferry

Mark your calendars to share your feedback and questions directly with President Ferry, or learn more about preparing your Christian will and trust pre-planning.

These free online events, presented by the office of advancement and alumni relations, offer unique opportunities for Concordia University alumni and friends of Concordia to share feedback and help prepare the way for Concordia’s future.

Legacy of FaithLeaving a Legacy of Faith Virtual Session

Monday, January 11, 2021, 4:30-5:30 p.m. CST

Open to both alumni and friends of Concordia, a team of experts will help you prepare for important stewardship decisions that provide for loved ones and ministries to which you are faithful.

You will be introduced to how you can care for your family and the ministries that are important to you when the Lord calls you into His presence. This free, online session will equip you to take the next steps in leaving a legacy of faith.


  • Greg Fictum, Senior Director of Planned Giving, Concordia University
  • Craig Toerpe, Gift Planning Counselor, LCMS Foundation
  • Tim Schoonenberg, Estate Planning Attorney, Houseman & Feind, LLP


To register for this free session, click here.


Contact Greg Fictum at 877-289-2246 (877-CUWAAGO) or

Alumni Town HallAlumni Virtual Town Hall with President Ferry

Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 7-8 p.m. CST

Rev. Dr. Patrick Ferry looks ahead to his final semester as president of Concordia University.

Join Rev. Dr. Patrick Ferry as he shares how the academic year is going at its midpoint and looks ahead to his final semester as president of Concordia University for the last 23 years. How can alumni help prepare the way for the future? Bring your questions and be ready for an engaging hour with the President.


To register for this free session, click here.

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Save the Date

March Matchness

March MATCHness—Day of Giving 2021

March 1, 2021

A university-wide day of giving, friendly competition, and various opportunities to double your support!

alumni attitude surveyAlumni Attitude Survey

March/April 2021

Your thoughts and ideas matter! Watch your email for more information about this important survey.

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— Rachel (Ferry) Thoms is a member of the strategic communications department at Concordia University. She may be reached at or 734-476-7736.

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