2018 Foundation News

$1M Gift Launches UA Locations in Peru and Mauritius

Announcement - December 19, 2018

UA Lima and UA Mauritius are on track to accept their first students in the fall of 2019, joining an expanding network of UA micro-campuses worldwide.

UA Named One of America's 100 Favorite Charities

Announcement - November 28, 2018

The Chronicle of Philanthropy ranking is based on fundraising of cash and stock.

Cole and Jeannie Davis Commit $8M for Construction of Indoor Sports Center at UA

Announcement - November 05, 2018

Construction of the Cole and Jeannie Davis Sports Center, a climate-controlled multipurpose facility being built on the former site of Kindall-Sancet Stadium, is expected to be completed in January.

$7M Gift Announced for UA Library Renovations

Announcement - October 16, 2018

Renovation of the Albert B. Weaver Science-Engineering Library will include new student collaboration spaces.

UA Donors Break Giving Records

Announcement - September 25, 2018

Donors made fiscal year 2018 the most philanthropic in University of Arizona history, with gifts, pledges and realized bequests totaling $317 million. Donors were especially generous in their endowed giving.

Endowment Will Support Children's Literature Collection at UA

Announcement - September 19, 2018

Worlds of Words, housed in the UA College of Education, is the nation's largest collection of global literature for children and young adults.

“Camp Cooper” Builds on Three Years and Over $78,000 of Support

Announcement - March 30, 2018

The Cooper Center for Environmental Learning launched its fourth-annual crowdfunding campaign on Friday, March 30.

Crowdfunding Initiative Aims to Establish Scholarship Honoring Slain Alumna

Announcement - March 16, 2018

Friends and family of Allison Feldman – who was murdered in 2015 – want to honor her memory by giving students the same transformative experience she had with the UA Study Abroad program.

Humanities Seminars Program Endowment Reaches $1 Million

Announcement - February 14, 2018

The Friends of HSP Endowment fund has surpassed the $1 million milestone, which will support the long-term interests and continuity of the UA’s premier adult education series.

UANews: Collection of Hopi Basketry Donated to Arizona State Museum

Announcement - January 25, 2018

The 208 baskets join more than 30,000 specimens in the museum's unparalleled collection of American Indian woven items.

$2M Endowed Chair in Israel Studies Will Honor UA Alumnus

Announcement - January 4, 2018

The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies in the University of Arizona's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences has received a commitment from Bettina B. and Kenneth A. Plevan to honor their son.

UANews: Osher Foundation Awards Second Endowment to UA Institute

Announcement - January 4, 2018

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has more than 1,200 members and offers classes in Tucson, Oro Valley, Marana, Vail and Green Valley.