Updates on Billion-Dollar Campaigns at 23 Universities

By KELLIE BARTLETT
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Wednesday, June 25, 2003

The 23 American universities that are seeking to raise at least $1-billion collected a total of $284.9-million in gifts and pledges during the last month for which they had data available.

The Johns Hopkins University, Texas A&M University at College Station, and the University of Minnesota system each raised more than $30-million this month -- with $33-million, $34.5-million, and $36-million, respectively.

The 23 universities -- each with its most recent total, last month's increase, the original goal, and the planned completion date -- are as follows:

The California Institute of Technology, $847.1-million as of May 31 (increase of $4.5-million in the last month); the goal is $1.4-billion by 2007.

Duke University, $2.078-billion as of June 23 (increase of $17.8-million in the last month), surpassing its goal of $2-billion.

Georgetown University, $924-million as of June 18 (increase of $19.6-million in the last month); the goal is $1-billion by the end of June.

The Johns Hopkins University, $1.090-billion as of May 31 (increase of $33-million in the last month); the goal is $2-billion by 2007.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, $1.648-billion as of June 13 (increase of $8.6-million in the last month); the goal is $2-billion by 2004.

Michigan State University, $696.8-million as of June 1 (increase of $8.3-million in the last month); the goal is $1.2-billion by 2007.

Northwestern University, $1.476-billion as of June 12 (increase of $10-million in the last month), surpassing its goal of $1.4-billion.

Pennsylvania State University, $1.273-billion as of December 31; the goal is $1.3-billion by the end of June.

Purdue University, $709-million as of May 31 (increase of $9.2-million in the last month); the goal is $1.3-billion by 2007.

Stanford University, $861-million as of May 31 (increase of $4-million in the last month); the goal is $1-billion by 2005.

Texas A&M University at College Station, $563.7-million as of May 31 (increase of $34.5-million in the last month); the goal is $1-billion by 2006.

The University of Arizona, $930.4-million as of May 31 (increase of $3.7-million in the last month); the goal is $1-billion by 2005.

The University of California at Los Angeles, $2.262-billion as of May 31 (increase of $9.8-million in the last month); the goal is $2.4-billion by 2005.

The University of California at San Diego, $465.7-million as of April 15; the goal is $1-billion by 2007.

The University of California at San Francisco, $1.108-billion as of June 1 (increase of $11.8-million in the last month); the goal is $1.4-billion by 2005.

The University of Chicago, $870-million as of May 31 (increase of $13-million in the last month); the goal is $2-billion by 2006.

The University of Colorado System, $997.2-million as of March 31 (no new data will be available until the end of the campaign); the goal is $1-billion by the end of June.

The University of Minnesota system, $1.625-billion as of May 31 (increase of $36-million in the last month), surpassing its goal of $1.3-billion.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, $1.010-billion as of May 31 (increase of $26.7-million in the last month); the goal is $1.8-billion by 2007.

The University of Pittsburgh, $597.5-million as of June 18 (increase of $16.2-million in the last month); the goal is $1-billion by 2007.

The University of Texas at Austin We're Texas campaign, $1.327-billion as of May 31 (increase of $1.5-million in the last month), surpassing its goal of $1-billion.

Vanderbilt University, $834.7-million as of May 31 (increase of $6.6-million in the last month); the goal is $1.25-billion by 2005.

Washington University in St. Louis, $1.341-billion as of May 31 (increase of $9.5-million in the last month), surpassing its goal of $1.3-billion.