UC San Diego News Center

August 19, 2019
UC San Diego
Two Billion Reasons to Celebrate

The Campaign for UC San Diego has achieved our $2 billion milestone three years early—but we are not yet finished. Our 135,000 donors have created a powerful community that is driving fundraising momentum, and propelling us to continue our efforts to the conclusion of the campaign in 2022.  Read More »
Major Campaign Impacts to Campus
Achieving the $2 billion milestone through the Campaign for UC San Diego has transformed our community, strengthened our research and supported our ability to educate the underserved. Philanthropy has impacted our campus in so many ways—below is just a sampling of key areas that have benefitted from our university-wide comprehensive fundraising effort.
Chancellor's Associates Scholarships  
Students: Chancellor Associates Scholarships
This year, the program is expanding to provide eligible students from over 100 high schools, community colleges and community-based organizations with a four-year award up to $40,000. Read More »
Biological Sciences: Tata Institute for Genetics and Society  
Biological Sciences: Tata Institute for Genetics and Society
Tata Trusts committed $70 million to create this binational institute that aims to develop solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, from public health to agriculture. Read More »
Advancing College Mental Health  
Social Sciences / UC San Diego Health: Advancing College Mental Health
A gift from alumnus Joseph Edelman is funding a pilot program aimed at enhancing clinical psychology education for undergraduates interested in mental health professions. Read More »
Arts and Humanities: Institute for Practical Ethics
Designer babies and modified mosquitoes may be boundary-breaking, but moral quandaries these advances create can raise controversy—this new institute will help society deal with such advances responsibly. Read More »
Geisel Library Revitalization Initiative  
Library: Geisel Library Revitalization Initiative
A $3 million gift from the late Audrey Geisel kicked off this initiative to transform the interior spaces of Geisel Library to meet the evolving needs of students, faculty and others in the digital age. Read More »
Campaign Overview and Progress
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