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January 2014

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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.

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