Campaign Priorities

People

  • Increase tenure and tenure-track faculty by 150, expanding in key research areas
  • Increase PhD students by 1,000 over five years
  • Invest in endowed chairs, professorships, and faculty fellowships
  • Invest in graduate student fellowships and teaching assistantships

Places

  • Build new facilities for teaching and research
  • Renovate existing spaces into innovative classrooms, mathematics, and laboratories
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Science-focused students in Liberal Arts and Sciences get a jump-start on their research careers in the X-Lab Project. Learn more (Photo Credit: Matthew Lester)

Programs

  • Grow Beyond120, which focuses on experiential education and career preparedness through internships, externships, and international exchange programs.

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“Alumni participation will be critical to the program’s success, not just for the obvious networking, mentoring, and internship opportunities, but also for helping to build a robust program for years to come. Building and funding Beyond120 is one of our main campaign goals over the next five years.”
– Dean Dave Richardson