Major Gifts & Endowed Funds

Major Gifts and Endowed FundsRecruiting and retaining the very best faculty and students pays immeasurable dividends to Tulane, New Orleans, the nation, and society at large. We are honored to acknowledge the following named chairs, professorships, scholarships, and other endowed funds, which have been made possible through the generous investment of alumni and friends.

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Philanthropy provides students and faculty opportunities for learning and discovery in science and engineering by supporting an environment that is student focused, research intensive, transdisciplinary, entrepreneurial, and responsive to the needs of the community. Donations have supported the annual fund, specific departments or initiatives, created named endowments, or the Dean's fund. Each and every contribution is vital to advancing science and engineering at Tulane!

Flower Hall

Many thanks to the Alumni and Friends who supported the $7.4 million infrastructure project that empowers new ideas and solutions in the fields of energy, health, and the environment from the Departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry. Donna and Paul Flower Hall for Research and Innovation opened in December 2012 and has the capacity for four floors of teaching and research laboratories and office space. Your support provides Tulane's students with a research-rich environment in which to prepare for careers at the forefront of scientific and technological innovation.

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