Development Updates

The information below is provided by:

Carolyn Dickens, Director of Development | Email: cdickens@memphis.edu

Fundraising totals are not yet available for the year ended June 30. However, the pandemic had a few gifts of note:

  • $544K payment towards two new endowments in English (pledged the previous year) creating a professorship and student fellowship (remaining pledge to be paid this year)

  • $150K for naming the IIS area in the new STEM building

  • $100K to establish a new endowment for assisting students with wages for unpaid internships in Social Work

  • $68K Choctaw – funds and equipment for CERI

  • $50K for Political Science to assist the research/work of one of their faculty members

  • Bequest of $50K for Physics

  • $45K for the College

  • $40K for Psychology to assist Clinical PhD students with travel for internships and speaker series

  • $20K for Chucalissa

  • $20K for Travel Enrichment Fund

  • $13K for the Look Before You Leap Career Services Programs for the College