Foundation News

At Nearly $335M, Giving to UA Foundation Breaks Record

Announcement - September 25, 2019

Supporters are bringing the UA’s $1 billion endowment goal closer. This year’s gifts included significant investments in students and faculty.

John Paul Schaefer Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences Created

Announcement - September 19, 2019

The John Paul Schaefer Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences is the fourth of recently announced endowed chairs associated with James C. Wyant's $20 million gift to the Wyant College of Optical Sciences.

UA Alumnus Leaves $8.8 Million to College of Medicine - Tucson

Announcement - July 3, 2019

Gift from the estate of Dr. Ronald K. Baker includes the largest endowed scholarship gift ever received by the college.

New Gifts Announced at Arizona Assurance Program Celebration

Announcement - May 24, 2019

The University of Arizona Foundation recently hosted a celebration of the Arizona Assurance Program and fundraiser Edie Auslander. Supporters announced two major gifts made in honor of Auslander.

With $1.5 Million Gift, UA Launches Consortium on Gender-Based Violence

Announcement - May 09, 2019

A gift from the Chris and Carrie Shumway Foundation will support the UA's Consortium on Gender-Based Violence, a research and resource center that seeks to model and inspire a radical shift in the way people think about and address gender-based violence.

Remembering Don Diamond: civic leader, businessman and philanthropist.

Announcement - March 27, 2019

The University of Arizona lost a champion and major supporter Monday with the passing of civic leader, businessman and philanthropist Don Diamond.

Karl Eller Remembered as 'True Pillar' of UA Community

Announcement - March 19, 2019

"Karl Eller was a true pillar of this community and an inspiration to the many people whose lives were positively impacted by his generosity, dedication and Wildcat spirit." - Dr. Robert C. Robbins, President, The University of Arizona

Weil Commits $15M to Name UA Center for Integrative Medicine

Announcement - March 18, 2019

A $15 million gift from integrative medicine pioneer Dr. Andrew Weil will name the UA Center for Integrative Medicine, as well as establishing two endowed chairs and an endowed fund for the internationally recognized program.

$1.5M Gift Will Fund Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education at UA

Announcement - January 28, 2019

Margarethe Cooper, an assistant professor of practice in animal and comparative biomedical sciences, is the inaugural holder of the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education.