From the Fundraising Desk The University of Southern California has announced a US$20 million gift from anonymous donors to endow student support at the USC’s Marshall School of Business, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, and School of Social Work. Robert and Barbara Frick have pledged US$5 million to support building expansion at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. Part of a US$5.25 million commitment to Northwestern University from Herbert and Anne Gullquist will support a student/faculty collaboration space in the new facility that will house the Kellogg School of Management. The Desjardins Group has boosted its support for Campus Montréal, the joint fundraising campaign by HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and Université de Montréal, to C$4.5 million. With help from the Danish Maritime Fund, Copenhagen Business School has launched a DKK20 million research program to support the Danish maritime industry. Baylor University has received US$1 million from Ed and Denise Crenshaw to create a student commons in the university’s new Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. A separate gift of US$1 million from the Carlton Family Foundation will create a board room in the facility. DePauw University and Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business will use a US$1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to launch a program for DePauw students, "The Liberal Arts in the New Economy,” designed to help DePauw students augment their liberal arts coursework with educational programs from the Kelley School. The city of Mississauga in Ontario is investing C$10 million over 10 years to help build the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Innovation Complex, which among other functions will house undergraduate and professional graduate programs, a finance learning center, and space for the departments of economics and management. ©2002-2018, Graduate Management Admission Council® (GMAC®). All rights reserved.