College of Business and the Lucas Graduate School of Business

Campaign Priorities

Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Scholarship
  • Endow faculty positions to recruit, retain and expand the ranks of world-class, tenure-track faculty. Prepare high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs in the areas of marketing and decision sciences, accounting and finance, organization and management, and information systems. 
  • Transform the MBA program into the university’s flagship global leadership initiative. 
  • Endow Centers of Excellence to expand faculty and student engagement in applied research and business community services.
An Investment in Students
  • Endow undergraduate support to help financially challenged, yet highly talented and motivated, students. 
  • Enhance learning environments to give students real world, hands-on experience in securities trading and commercial software solutions.
Gateway to Silicon Valley and Beyond
  • Endow programmatic support to help build a global education program that will strengthen our relationships with universities overseas, create a global honors program and bring visiting scholars to campus. 

Giving Opportunities

Endowed and expendable funds can be used to support the College of Business in this campaign. Examples include:

  • Deanship $5 million
  • Chair $3 million
  • Professorship $1 million
  • Scholarships $25,000+
  • Centers of Excellence $3 to $10 million
  • Opportunity Fund $100,000+
  • Programmatic support $100,000+
  • Classrooms and facilities $50,000+

Show your Spartan pride.

Your gift will help supply future generations with an affordable education, first-rate scholars and programs, and ever-expanding opportunities to serve, lead and grow.