Fisk Johnson Commits $150 Million to Cornell

H. Fisk Johnson, III, Ph.D., a Cornell alumnus and trustee emeritus, and SC Johnson pledge $150 million to Cornell University to endow and name the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. The College of Business consists of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the School of Hotel Administration, and the Samuel […]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Pledge $279 Million to the University of Washington

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announces a $279 million grant to the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). A global health research center, IHME presents real time evidence and strategies on how to improve health outcomes for the world’s population. “IHME provides critical data about global health trends that can […]

Susan and John A. Sobrato Donate $100 Million to Santa Clara University

Susan and John A. Sobrato, a Santa Clara University alumnus, alumni parent, and a member of the Board of Trustees, have donated $100 million to Santa Clara University to establish the Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation. The new facility will bolster the University’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) programs. “Sue and I and […]