Funds for Excellence


President Ann Weaver Hart

UA President Fund for Excellence

Annual gifts of any amount to the Fund for Excellence provide UA President Ann Weaver Hart much-needed unrestricted resources to maintain and improve the world-class academic opportunities available to UA students.

Arizona Cancer Center
Director’s Circle

Annual gifts of $1,000 to the Arizona Cancer Center help support faculty research teams to make innovative new discoveries and treat patients with cancer.

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Arizona Public Media
Leadership Society

Annual gifts of $1,000 to Arizona Public Media support vital funding for the full range of quality programming to educate, inspire and connect audiences of all ages across Southern Arizona.

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Arizona State Museum
George W.P. Hunt Heritage Circle

Annual gifts of $2,500 to the Arizona State Museum support the current and ongoing exhibits and the education at the museum.

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College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Friends of Faculty

Annual gifts of $1,500 to the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture will support future projects and student and faculty work at the college.

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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Dean’s Fund for Excellence

Annual gifts of any amount to the Dean’s Fund for Excellence help support new initiatives, respond to unique challenges and provide support in areas of vital importance to fulfilling the college's vision.

College of Education
Erasmus Circle

Annual gifts of $1,000 to the Dean’s Fund help support student financial aid, provide some extra assistance for a faculty member’s outreach to K-12 schools, or help in meeting the costs of a special seminar or presentation. Other giving levels also support important programs.

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College of Engineering
da Vinci Circle

Annual gifts of $1,000 to the Dean’s Fund help support teaching, research, faculty and student recruitment and retention, equipment and laboratory enhancements and outreach efforts such as our alumni magazine, Arizona Engineer.

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College of Fine Arts
Medici Circle

Annual gifts of $1,000 to the Dean’s Fund for Excellence help support enhancement of programs for students, staff and faculty, along with visiting artists. Other giving levels also support important programs.

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College of Law
Friends of the Dean

Annual gifts to the Dean’s Fund help support scholarships, student aid and research. Various levels of giving also support important programs.

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Eller College of Management
Friends of the Faculty

Annual gifts of $1,000 to the Dean’s Fund for Excellence support experiences for students and faculty by funding various programs, like scholarship, grant and research. Other giving levels also support important programs.

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College of Medicine – Phoenix
Dean’s Opportunity Club

Annual gifts of $1,000 to the Highest Need of the College of Medicine Fund help support building classrooms, office space and labs for our students, researchers and faculty, funding growing operating expenses, supporting student programs and scholarships, recruiting clinical and research faculty.

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College of Optical Science
Dean’s Discretionary

Annual gifts of any amount to the Dean’s Fund for Excellence help support scholarship support, internship opportunities, travel and conferences, and visiting scholars.

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College of Science
Galileo Circle

Annual gifts of $1,000 to the Galileo Circle Fund for Excellence help support the advocacy of the future of science. Other giving levels also are available to support the College of Science.

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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Magellan Circle

Annual gifts of $1,000 to the Magellan Circle Fund (Dean’s Fund) help support faculty and student grants, teaching awards and student scholarships. Other giving levels also are available.

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Honors College
Dean’s Fund for Excellence

Annual gifts of any amount to the Dean’s Fund for Excellence help support scholarships and teaching awards within the Honors College.

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SALT Center
Director’s Circle

Annual gifts of $2,000 to the discretionary fund help support student scholarships, programs and services.

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University Libraries/Center for Creative Photography
Alexandrian Circle

Annual gifts of $1,000 to this fund support projects for students and faculty within the libraries and CCP.

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Intercollegiate Athletics
Wildcat Club

Annual gifts from $100-$50,000 to the Wildcat Fund support scholarships, building funds and endowments.

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College of Humanities

Gifts to the Where the Need is Greatest Fund help support programs such as creating a new adult study abroad program in Mexico, expanding tribal access to translation software, and allowing creative writing students to publish their own career workbook.

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College of Nursing

Annual giving to the Dean’s Discretionary Fund help support funding for innovative programs and projects to help promote the mission of the college.

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College of Pharmacy

Annual gifts to the Where the Need is Greatest Fund help support student activities, travel and to support faculty presentations.

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