How gifts are used
Generations of impact

Over the last ten years, the Driven campaign raised $1.03 billion for student support, $2.05 billion for faculty and research, and $1.35 billion for University initiatives and outreach. 

 

Students — $1.03 billion raised

Scholarship and fellowship gifts transform the future by educating talented and diverse leaders and preparing them for tomorrow’s workforce. Students who receive scholarships take on less debt, have the time and space to participate in activities that enrich their personal and professional lives, and are more likely to graduate on time.

Your gifts have provided:
  • Scholarships
  • Fellowships
  • Curriculum enhancements
  • Experiential learning such as internships
  • Opportunities to study, work, and volunteer abroad

 

 

Faculty and research — $2.05 billion raised

Our field-shaping faculty members know that by crossing boundaries—whether physical or academic—they can discover solutions to society’s most difficult challenges. With donor support, we have built an intellectual, scientific, and creative environment where dynamic and diverse scholars pursue collaborative, path-breaking research and teaching.

Your gifts have provided:
  • Endowed professorships and chairs
  • Lecture series
  • Clinical, academic, and field research
  • Funding for research teams

 

 

University-wide initiatives and outreach — $1.35 billion raised

Through outreach programs, museums, libraries, and creative spaces, the University expands minds and broadens perspectives far beyond its boundaries. Your gifts have brought the University’s knowledge and scholarship into the community and enriched our collective lives.

Your gifts have provided:

  • Professional development and continuing education
  • Capital improvements and facilities
  • Funding for strategic initiatives
  • Urban and rural community outreach
  • Hospital/clinic programming and patient care