Gifts in the amount of $25,000 or more are recognized as major gifts to Michigan Tech. Major gifts—considered cornerstones of support—enable Michigan Tech to achieve its strategic vision and goals. Here are a few examples of major gifts received by Michigan Tech in the past few years.
Provided immediate funding for an endowed professorship in mechanical engineering and pledged $1 million through their estate for its continuation.
Donated $1 million to endow their second faculty position—a professorship in mathematical sciences.
Pledged $10 million to Michigan Tech's national campaign, which included two recent endowed professorships.
Established an endowed professorship for $1 million to focus on information technology and entrepreneurship.
Provided $50,000 of “catalyst assets” to expand the Michigan Tech Trails.
Bestowed $53,000 through her estate plan for a new art gallery and $42,000 to support the library.
Added new suites and skyboxes to the student ice arena with their gift of $1 million.
Committed $6 million through a charitable remainder trust to endow three chairs in sustainability.
Provided gift funds of $280,000 through her estate to benefit student programs.