Dr. Chip Pollard, JBU president, announces JBU's $125 Million Campaign for The Next Century at the Berry Performing Arts Center on JBU’s Siloam Springs campus.
John Brown University on Wednesday announced details of a $125 million capital campaign to be completed by the school’s centennial in 2019.
The Campaign for The Next Century: A Hope and Future will secure financial commitments in five areas: $35 million for scholarships, $30 million for new and renovated facilities, $10 million to endow academic excellence, $25 million in estate gifts for future endowment, and $25 million for future projects and operating support.
To date, $58.3 million has be given or pledged to the campaign, including nearly $5 million in previously unannounced gifts that were revealed at the campaign launch event Wednesday at the Berry Performing Arts Center on the JBU campus in Siloam Springs.
The new gifts include:
An anonymous $2 million gift to create the Charles... [ MORE ]