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With a $1.5 million gift to UArizona, and a plan to give an additional $1 million, Greg and Lisa Boyce will establish the Gregory H. And Lisa S. Boyce Endowed Department Leadership Chair in Mining and Geological Engineering. Endowed chairs help the university attract and retain faculty members who have achieved national or international distinction in their fields. Kray Luxbacher, former head of the Department of Mining and Minerals at Virginia Tech, joined the university in August 2022 as inaugural holder of the chair.
A $2.5 million charitable grant to the University of Arizona from Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute will advance scholarship in Persian and Iranian studies and support an endowed professorship and graduate student fellowships.
Arizona Football letter winner and longtime University of Arizona supporter Douglas Allred has given gifts totaling $4.8 million to Arizona Athletics. The funds will support program enhancements for the football and men's basketball programs as well as the Lute Olson Endowment for Excellence in Men's Basketball.
The University of Arizona, Arizona Athletics and Tucson Country Club have reached an agreement to construct a new facility to be the official home of Arizona Men's and Women's Golf programs. The William M. "Bill" Clements Golf Center will be named in honor of philanthropist and community icon Bill Clements who passed away in 1995.
The Flinn Foundation has committed $5.5 million over five years to strengthen the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix's investment in translational research in cardiovascular diseases, neurosciences and mental health. The gift also will support pipeline training and education, as well as innovative research and development.
The student experience at the University of Arizona involves many areas of student life: academics, social activities, health and well-being, and more. Students now have a single place to go, at the heart of campus, to find services and support in all these areas. University leaders celebrated the grand opening of the Student Success District, a nine-acre span of four buildings that house resources students need to thrive, including library services, learning support, tutoring, advising, mentoring, career services and health programs.