UMass Seeking $300 Million in Ambitious Campaign
So far, the campaign has raised more than $183 million, which includes $13 million for athletic facilities.
The campaign started Jan. 1, 2010 and is due to end on June 30, 2016.
A previous UMass campaign raised $130 million, ending in 2001.
The campaign is intended to raise $55 million for scholarships, $54 million for faculty recruitment and increase endowed chairs and professorships and $97 million to underwrite centers and institutes, research initiatives and technology programs.
Money also would be spent to renovate buildings and support current programs.