Campaign Highlights

Engineering Tower

The campaign has touched virtually every aspect of the campus, including:

  • Doubling UCI's endowed chairs
  • 200+ new student awards and 2,000+ scholarships and fellowships
  • Establishing and naming new schools, facilities and programs
  • Enhancing alumni and student engagement and philanthropy with more than 128,000 gifts made to the university during the campaign
  • Successful community and government relations programs and relationships
  • Opening of the UC Irvine Douglas Hospital, completion of the $50 million hospital campaign; as well as the dedication of Sue & Bill Gross Hall and the School of Medicine's new state-of-the-art medical education building
  • Setting historic annual fundraising records and significantly increasing the university's endowment
  • Strengthening connections to Orange County's business and community leaders through the University of California, Irvine Foundation and our school/program leadership councils
  • The creation of the UCI Foundation's Campaign Committee
  • Focused campaign themes in the areas of health, energy and the environment, global cultures and economies, and frontiers of learning and the mind
  • UC Irvine's attracting the attention of peers across the country, with our Advancement team winning more than 55 CASE gold, silver and bronze awards for excellence since 2003 as well as CASE's Commonfund Institutionally Related Foundation Award for the UCI Foundation's best practices and strategic planning programs