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The College Fund

The College Fund, the annual giving arm for the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, allows Dean Ian Baucom the flexibility to support key priorities of Arts & Sciences, and to take advantage of promising opportunities as they arise throughout the academic year. Unrestricted funds provide seed money for student and faculty research, enhance fellowships for graduate students, and support developing new undergraduate courses, among other operational and academic ventures. Over the years as state support has decreased, contributions from alumni and friends have been critical to the continued success of Arts & Sciences' students and faculty. 

Join us in our goals to increase alumni participation and grow unrestricted support. Your gift will make an immedate impact on current and future College 'Hoos.

To make a gift to a specific department, click here.


Endowment Giving

A larger endowment will provide permanent and predictable revenue, enabling Arts & Sciences to compete with other top-tier institutions to attract outstanding faculty while rewarding exceptional teaching today. Gifts of any size help, and income from this pooled endowed fund will support faculty excellence at the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.

Contact Gene Schutt, President, for more information.

Eugene R. Schutt, Jr.

Associate Dean for Development and President, College Foundation
Phone Number
(434) 924-7646

Investing in the Future 

There are numerous strategies to ensure the College’s future through estate, financial, and tax planning. Giving cash or securities is not the only way to support Arts & Sciences. Some planned gifts even pay families income for their lifetimes, before ultimately benefitting the College. Three of the most common planned gift vehicles—bequests, charitable remainder trusts, and gift annuities—are introduced in the documents below. For more details and expert assistance please see your tax advisor, or contact the University’s Office of Gift Planning.


College Foundation Tax ID Number: 54-2009312

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