Leading Together Campaign Reaches Historic Conclusion

Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University raised $3.378 billion to strengthen the institution’s impact on society, making it the most successful fundraising campaign in university history. “Leading Together will be remembered for generations as the catalyst for unprecedented progress,” says Life Trustee Andy Taylor, chair of the public phase of the campaign. (Read more)

Taylors Advance Psychiatric Research

Family’s $10 million commitment, made in the final days of the Leading Together campaign, provides $7 million for research and $3 million to endow a distinguished professorship. (Read more)

Kochs Bolster Support for Family Business

$12 million commitment establishes the Koch Center for Family Business and professorships at Olin Business School and the School of Law. (Read more)

Ritholzes Provide Funding to Launch Minor in the Business of the Arts

To help Olin Business School put business  tools in the hands of students pursuing creative professions, Richard Ritholz, BSBA 84, and his wife, Linda, committed $1 million to help launch a new minor in the business of the arts.
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Gift to Name Psychology Building Reflects Couple’s Dedication to the University

Trustee Nick Somers and his wife, Barrie, recently made a significant gift to the university for long-range capital needs. In recognition, the Psychology Building will be named Somers Family Hall. (Read more)

Transformed Olin Library Will Enhance Scholarship, Research, Collaboration

The two-year project included the addition of an entrance to the library’s north side; exhibition and vault space; instruction rooms and research studios; and new spaces for study and exploration. (Read more)