UMD Hopes to Raise $120 Million By 2021

At the University of Minnesota Duluth is well on its well way of meeting a $120 million dollar fundraising goal.

The college is well on its way of meeting a 10-year fundraising campaign goal.

UMD wants to raise the money to supplement what isn’t covering by the state aid

The money would go to scholarships, faculty support, creating hands-on learning environments and building structure improvements.

“It helps keep students on the cutting edge, as we are preparing for them for not only careers of today, but the careers we face in the years down the road,” said UMD Chancellor Lendley Black.

The campaign is called “Wanted: The Adventurous and the Generous.”

So far they’re raised $85 million dollars, most of those funds coming from corporate and private donors as well as grants.

They hope to raise the remaining $35 million by 2021.

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