Gifts in the amount of $25,000 or more are recognized as major gifts by Michigan Tech. Major gifts—considered cornerstones of support—enable the University to achieve its strategic vision and goals. Here are a few examples of recent major gifts.
Provided immediate funding for an endowed professorship in mechanical engineering and pledged $1 million through their estate for its continuation.
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.
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.
Donated appreciated securities to fund an endowed scholarship to benefit undergraduate mechanical engineering students
Bestowed $875,000 through his estate to fund the Wahtera Center for Student Success.