The We Believe! campaign at Lewis University was recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District V as the Silver Award recipient of the Pride of CASE V Best Program in Annual Giving. Lewis University is now in the top 20 percent of faculty and staff giving participation among colleges and universities across the nation. The Pride of CASE V Awards Program honors institutions and individuals who demonstrate outstanding achievement in the concept and execution of advancement programs and communications. We Believe! campaign is a faculty and staff campaign to raise funds for the university. The 2012 campaign increased faculty and staff contributions by more than 20 percent from the previous year, from 44 percent to 69 percent. In the fiscal year of 2011-2012, 444 faculty and staff donated to Lewis University.