universities depend on the foresight and generosity of their alumni
and friends. Syracuse University has been most fortunate. Giving
has reached levels no one could have predicted at the beginning
of the decade. An improved economy was a factor, but the generosity
demonstrated by so many was both unexpected and deeply appreciated.
million to $20 million gifts
$20 million pledge
Ruth and Herbert Meyer
Meyer’s $14.8 million bequest in 1996 was split—half to support the scholarship
she and her husband, Herbert, established in 1975, and half for unrestricted
purposes, to be used as the Chancellor designates.
School of Management
donors have committed more than $11 million for the capital campaign for the
new School of Management building. In addition, the University has committed
Student Athlete Fund
successful $20 million campaign provides scholarship and academic support for
million to $10 million gifts
B. and Daphna Cramer Endowment for International Studies
Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professorships in Global Affairs
Gerald B. Cramer Professorship in Aging Studies
gifts recognize outstanding faculty, support research and teaching, and provide
financial assistance to students in Maxwell’s international studies program.