Over the course of the Campaign for Boston University, we witnessed many instances of next-level philanthropy. Some of our donors not only gave millions of dollars, but they gave millions of dollars multiple times.

Rajen Kilachand (Questrom’74, Hon.’14)

Rajen Kilachand

$100M endowment to advance, in perpetuity, groundbreaking research at the intersection of the life sciences and engineering

$35M to establish Kilachand Honors College ($25 million) and its home, Kilachand Hall

Shamim (CGS’76, CAS’78, MED’87) and Ashraf Dahod

Shamim and Ashraf Dahod

$10.5M to the School of Medicine to establish the Shamim & Ashraf Dahod Breast Cancer Research Center and endow assistant professor and inter­national scholar positions there

$2M to help renovate the former BU Castle and create the Dahod Family Alumni Center

Jack Spivack

Allen (Questrom’64, HON.’15) and Kelli Questrom (HON.’15)

Allen and Kelli Questrom

$50M to endow 11 faculty chairs, establish a new graduate program facility, and rename the School of Management the Questrom School of Business

Sumner M. Redstone (HON.’94)

Sumner M. Redstone

$18M to name the addition to LAW’s main tower at the center of the Charles River Campus

Sherry and Alan Leventhal (HON.’09)

Sherry and Alan Leventhal

$10M for a “1:2 challenge grant.” The Leventhals donated one dollar for every two from another donor. The gift led to 23 student scholarships, 13 endowed professorships, and a range of initiatives at the School of Medicine.

$1M to establish the Leventhal Family Scholarship Fund at the School of Medicine

Steve (LAW’86) and Janet Zide

Steve and Janet Zide

$10M to name CFA’s new Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre

Richard C. Shipley (Questrom’68,’72)

Richard C. Shipley

$10.5M to create the Shipley Prostate Cancer Research Center on the Medical Campus

$4M to create the Beverly Brown Professorship, given to a faculty member whose research will be directed at eliminating public health disparities in urban areas

$2.5M to endow the Richard C. Shipley Professorship in Management at the Questrom School of Business

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