Type of Gift
Lead Tech’s Strategic Initiatives
David House made a $10-million pledge to Michigan Tech’s national campaign. With most of the contribution to come during his lifetime, including two endowed professorships established recently, it is the largest outright gift ever received by Michigan Tech.
Mr. House is the volunteer chair of the University's national fundraising campaign. His giving will support Michigan Tech’s strategic objective of becoming a world-class public research university. He said, "Increasing complexity in every field has driven the need for more advanced degrees, and Michigan Tech must meet that need. A well executed strategic plan will attract and retain the best faculty needed to propel Michigan Tech nationally into the top quadrant and better prepare tomorrow's students for tomorrow's world."
Mr. House earned a BS in Electrical Engineering at Michigan Tech in 1965 and was a longtime Intel executive. He currently is chairman of Brocade Communication Systems of San Jose, California.
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