We owe our identity and existence to a bold idea—a revolutionary idea for the 17th century in which it was conceived—that education is not just the special privilege of an elite class, but a life-changing right of any person with the will and the promise to rise above impediments to learn and succeed. Defining the Future: The Campaign for Saint Mary's will define the lives of current and future Gaels by ensuring that Lasallian intellectual, spiritual, and social values are always part of this exceptional university education.