The UniversiTy of Texas aT Dallas by yaofenji


									From the Office of Development and Alumni Relations
                                                                       Donor Report                                                                                                Fall 2010

First Time, First Tier                                                 TRIP Gifts Making a Difference
                                                                       The Texas research incentive Program (TriP) and
 A message from President David E. Daniel                                                                                                Examples of the TRIP impact include
                                                                       gifts it leveraged this past year made a significant          the following gifts and associated outcomes:
                                                                       difference in the University’s ability to move
   i was pleased to see UT Dallas in U.S. News                         forward on its strategic goals, according to recent
                                                                                                                                      • $7.3 million: for faculty chairs.
   and World Report’s “Best Universities”                              testimony President David e. Daniel gave at a Joint
   rankings recently. UT Dallas appeared for                           Meeting of the senate and house higher educa-                  • $2 million: for research in the UT Dallas
                                                                                                                                         Center for BrainHealth varying from how
   the first time in the first tier at no. 143                         tion Committees in austin.                                       school children can improve their learning
   nationally and 3rd among Texas public                                                                                                and reasoning skills, to management of
   universities, trailing only UT austin and                           TriP is a $50 million matching gifts program                     quality-of-life issues.
   Texas a&M.                                                          created as a part of the “Tier one” law passed in the          • $2 million: for the Dee Wyly
                                                                       most recent legislative session. With the next                   Distinguished Chair for BrainHealth.
   several alumni asked if this meant we had                           session scheduled to begin in January 2011, the                • $1.145 million: for research and
   arrived at our Tier one goal. The answer is,                        seven universities benefitted by the fund were                   graduate students working in micro-
   this a mile marker on that journey. our                             asked to describe the impact of the match on                     and nano-electronics technology.
   ranking is supported by other, more im-                             private giving.                                                • $1 million: for a distinguished chair in
   portant numbers: since 2007, enrollment                                                                                               the Arts and Technology Program; provides
   is up 15 percent; research expenditures, by                         “in september 2009, UT Dallas deposited 17 gifts                 support for faculty and graduate students.
   60 percent. our freshman class this fall has                         totaling more than $16.9 million,” Dr. Daniel said.           • $1 million: for research in the visual arts.
   an saT average of 1245. since 2005, our to-                         “Through TriP, the state provided matching funds
                                                                                                                                      • $1 million: for endowed professorships
   tal number of degrees offered has gone up                            of more than $15.2 million. Thus, the total new                 and an endowed chair in engineering
   by 33, with 30 percent being bachelors’, 39                          money raised by UT Dallas equaled $32.1 million.                and computer science.
   percent, masters’ and 16 percent, doctoral.                          Without TriP, we would have raised an estimated
                                                                        $2 million. Thus, TriP gifts earned UT Dallas $30
                                                                        million that would not have developed without              of the nation’s best graduate students, and Texas
                                                                        TriP matching funds.                                       will significantly expand its research capabilities.”
   “Since 2007, enrollment is up
 15 percent; research expenditures,                                    “if TriP can be sustained, it will have a profound          house Committee Chair Dan Branch, who au-
                                                                        effect on developing more nationally competitive           thored the bill that enabled the fund, and senate
   by 60 percent. Our freshman                                          research universities in Texas,” Daniel told the           Committee Chair Judith Zaffirini encouraged the
     class this fall has an SAT                                         committee. “Dozens of top professors will be re-           gathered university executives to continue to edu-
                                                                        cruited as a result of the newly created chairs and        cate legislators about the TriP program during the
          average of 1245.”                                             professorships, Texas will attract and retain more         next session.

   This publication also reports on encourag-
   ing news in research, where expenditures
                                                                       Research Expenditures Hit Record High
   are above $80 million for the first time,                           UT Dallas recently reported record annual research      80M

   and in fundraising, as reflected in the back                        expenditures of $84.6 million—up more than 30
   page graph showing record results for this                          percent from a year earlier, more than triple the
   year.                                                               expenditures of eight years ago and a key indicator
                                                                       of the University’s progress toward joining the         60M

   UT Dallas is all about excellence and                               ranks of the nation’s top research universities.
   making a difference for our students and
   community. you have a role, too, in bring-                          “research expenditures are one of the most objec-
                                                                        tive benchmarks for gauging research universities,”    40M
                    ing us to the achieve-
                    ments reflected here.                               said Dr. Bruce Gnade, UT Dallas vice president for
                    your giving makes a real                            research. “and with $100 million generally regard-
                    difference in propelling                            ed as the entry point for consideration as a strong
                    us forward. Thank you!                              research university, we are now within striking
                                                                        distance of one of our top goals.”

                                                                       The growth reflects UT Dallas researchers’ increas-            2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
                                                                       ing success at competing head-to-head against
                                                                       researchers from other top universities for funding.        as Dr. Denise Park, an expert in cognitive science

  In this issue
                                                                       They are consistently winning research dollars              and aging who came here from the University of
                                                                       from a variety of sources, including the national           illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Dr. yves Chabal, a
                                                                       science foundation, the national institutes of              renowned materials scientist who came to UT Dal-
  Ericsson Commits $425K . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2                  health, the Department of energy and many other             las from rutgers University; and Dr. Ken o, a top
                                                                       agencies and corporations.                                  analog technology researcher who was previously
  AT&T Funds Prep Students for College . .2                                                                                        at the University of florida. all are leaders in their
                                                                       The diversity of the University’s research growth is        fields who have significant research funding and
  Alumnus and Wife Invest in Vision. . . . . .3
                                                                       another positive indicator. significant amounts of          are attracting other top faculty researchers as well
  Stillman Scholars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3         funded research are under way in a wide variety             as bright, energetic students.
                                                                       of areas—including nanotechnology, neuroscience,
  2010 Honor Roll of Donors . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5                  health, electrical engineering, materials science,          “in the last three years we have hired more than a
                                                                       the biosciences and communication disorders—                 dozen faculty who have left top research universi-
  New Donor Recognition Societies. . . . . 4-5                         making for a robust research enterprise.                     ties to come to UT Dallas,” Gnade said. “When you
                                                                                                                                    attract superstars like these, the research dollars
  Endowment Key to Tier One . . . . . . . . . . .6                     one particular key to recent growth has been the             will follow, as will other superstars who want to be
                                                                       caliber of faculty researchers that the University           with an institution that has a reputation for doing
  Endowment at Work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
                                                                       has been recruiting. That includes researchers such          great research.”
  First Person . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

                                                                        The UniversiTy of Texas aT Dallas
Ericsson Commits $425K                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Stillman Fellowship
to UT Dallas for Scholarships and Professorship                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Honors Longtime
in a generous move building on more than 20 years           the erik Jonsson school of engineering and Com-         as evidenced by two
of partnership, ericsson inc. has committed
$425,000 to The University of Texas at Dallas to
                                                            puter science, the school of Management and the
                                                            emerging Media and Communication program
                                                                                                                    decades of collabora-
                                                                                                                    tion, ericsson backs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             BBS Faculty Leader
meet the growing needs of the University across a           within the school of arts and humanities. funds         UT Dallas’ goal of                                                                                                                                                       a newly established graduate student fellowship
variety of programs.                                        will also provide support for the UT Dallas aca-        becoming a national                                                                                                                                                      honors Dr. robert stillman, who has dedicated his
                                                            demic Bridge Program which provides financial           research university, and                                                                                                                                                 career as a teacher and researcher to helping young
 More than half of the funding will be used to create       support, mentoring and tutoring to high-potential,      its continued support of                                                                                                                                                 people with communication impairments.
 the lars Magnus ericsson Distinguished Profes-             first-generation college students. More than 70         the students, faculty
 sorship in the school of Management at UT Dallas.          percent graduate—an average well above the              and campus communi-                                                                                                                                                      The robert D. stillman Ph.D. fellowship for out-
“one of the biggest challenges faced by the                 University, state and national averages.                ty at large can help                                                                                                                                                     standing students in the Master of science in
 University is attracting and retaining top faculty                                                                 make that goal a reality.                  Angel Ruiz                                                                                                                    Communication Disorders Program was created
 talent, and creating such endowed professorships           This is the fifth year in a row that the company has    But the partnership is symbiotic. explains ericsson                                                                                                                      early this year to celebrate the 40th anniversary of
 enables us to secure a scholar who is respected both       supported UT Dallas students with scholarships          north america President angel ruiz, “Big busi-                                                                                                                           The University of Texas at Dallas and stillman’s
 nationally and internationally, by recognizing their       and fellowships.                                        nesses like ours are all about managing the                                                                                                                              40th anniversary as a Callier Center for Commu-
 achievements and providing additional financial                                                                    business, managing the company, driving the com-                                                                                                                         nication Disorders faculty member.
 support for their research,” says Dr. hasan Pirkul,        The remainder of this gift, totaling $70,000, is des-   pany to be profitable, having a great standing in the
 dean of the school of Management and Caruth                ignated for recurring investments by ericsson, in-      community and attracting great young talent. one                                                                                                                          Dr. Thomas f. Campbell, executive director of the
 Chair.                                                     cluding the school of Management leadership             of the ways of ensuring that it happens in a very                                                                                                                         UT Dallas Callier Center, said the center has
                                                            Center and the erik Jonsson school of engineering       competitive environment is by making sure that we                                                                                                                         continuously advanced during the past 40 years.
approximately $105,000 will be designated for               and Computer science senior design projects.            have great relationships with universities like                                                                                                                          “The endowed fellowship is a testament to Dr. still-
scholarships and fellowships. These funds will sup-                                                                 UT Dallas.”                                                                                                                                                               man’s vital role in this rise in stature, which will
port top undergraduate and graduate students in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               continue to move forward in the years to come,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              he said.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             More than 60 percent of the 51 donors to the fund
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             are first-time givers to UT Dallas, an unusually

                                                                               AT&T Funds Prepare Dallas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             high percentage that probably reflects stillman’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             broad influence. The fund must reach $25,000 be-

                                                                               High School Students for College                                                                                                                                                                              fore awarding the first fellowship. The total now
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             stands at more than $12,000. it was established
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             with a $10,000 challenge gift from the foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             for the Callier Center and the rupe foundation.
                                                                               Thirty-four Dallas isD high          their limited wages, they had to pay bills and
                                                                                                                                                                                Ron and Susan Nash
                                                                               school students spent two            cover emergency expenses like being hospital-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             “The fellowship is a meaningful way to help launch
                                                                               weeks on campus last summer          ized.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the careers of future professionals who have
                                                                                                                                                                              Alumnus and Wife Invest in Vision
                                                                               learning what it takes to get into
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              benefited from Dr. stillman’s guidance,” said
                                                                               college and to earn a degree         “i had two baby boys to take care of and was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Pamela Busbee, president of the foundation for
                                                                               through the new UT Dallas             quickly in debt,” said Brown. “Through this exer-
                                                                               College readiness initiative
                                                                                                                     cise i learned that without a degree, life is hard.”     of UT Dallas as Economic Growth Engine                                                                          the Callier Center.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Callier is a world leader in providing in-depth
                                                                                                                    “The students are discovering a new american              alumnus ron nash Ms ’79 and his wife, susan,             Mrs. nash, vice president of field operations at      evaluations and innovative treatments for children
                                                                               funded by a $100,000 contri-          dream,” said George fair, dean of the school of          see the University as the growth engine that will        vMware and former president and Ceo of voy-           and adults with speech, language and hearing
                                                                               bution from the aT&T foun-            interdisciplinary studies and director of the Cri.       drive the long-term economic fortunes of Dallas.         ence inc., sees giving as a way to show commit-       disorders. stillman is program head for communi-
                                                                               dation, the Cri gathers a cohort     “By preparing for college and completing their            They’ve thrown their full weight behind that vi-         ment and set an example for other potential           cation disorders and associate dean of UT Dallas’
                                                                               of rising sophomores and holis-       undergraduate education, their futures are lim-          sion with a gift that will establish a distinguished     donors.                                               school of Behavioral and Brain sciences.
                                                                               tically prepares them for higher      ited only by their imagination and determina-            professorship in the school of Management.
                                                                               education.                            tion.”                                                                                                           “i believe that everybody should feel compelled to
                                                                                                                                                                              The nash endowment will help UT Dallas recruit           give their fair share back to their alma mater or
                                                                               Cri staffers stress the impor-                                                                 excellent young research professors and keep             their community,” she said. “They’re helping
                                                                               tance of three factors critical to         “The CRI made them                                  them at UT Dallas.                                       build the fabric of the community. Their giving
                                                                               college admission: class rank,                                                                                                                          will not only help the school, but the city
                                                                               GPa and saT scores. Then the             start thinking about their                            “With any huge research breakthroughs, you have          of Dallas.”
                                                                               work begins.
                                                                                                                        futures and they began to                              to think long term,” said Mr. nash, partner at in-
                                                                                                                                                                               terWest Partners. “an endowment helps get the           as a successful entrepreneur who took voyence
                                                                              in additional to daily saT test            excel, both in and out of                             funding side and the intellectual side aligned          from the incubator stage through product devel-
                                                                              preparation, students learn                                                                      with one another.”                                      opment, initial clients, revenue and eventual ac-
                                                                              financial literacy, participate in              the classroom.”                                                                                          quisition by eMC Corp., Mrs. nash expects to
                                                                                                                                   -CRI Program Supervisor Cornelia McCowan
                                                                              community service and leader-                                                                   To Mr. nash, that alignment not only gives a uni-        see a big return on her investments.
                                                                              ship activities, and complete                                                                   versity the ability to attain Tier one status, but
                                                                              self-awareness exercises to dis-      Cri students gathered with academic Bridge                makes it the driving force for the research break-      “i give to places like UT Dallas where i can see the
                                                                              cover their strengths. amid           Program students in late July to celebrate the            throughs that spur the economic growth in a re-          impact, and see it quickly,” she said. “When i’m                                       Dr. Robert Stillman
                                                              hours of tutoring and group discussions, Cri          program’s first cohort. state representatives             gion. With his and his wife’s help, UT Dallas is         able to hire a student from UT Dallas who bene-       “i am deeply honored by the association of my
                                                              students experience a college environment,            roberto alonzo, Barbara Mallory Caraway and               poised to make that transition.                          fited from my giving, i can see the immediate          name with a graduate fellowship in the communi-
                                                              living in the residence hall and eating in the        helen Giddings each addressed the crowd, en-                                                                       impact of my gift.”                                    cation disorders program,” stillman said. “The
                                                              Dining hall.                                          couraging the participants from both programs             “i’m thrilled with the progress UT Dallas has                                                                   critical need of our graduate students for financial
                                                                                                                    to persevere in their studies and realize the              made through the years and i’m excited about its                                                               assistance is a challenge that will be gratefully
                                                              sixteen-year-old r’lexus Collins, from a. Maceo
                                                              smith high school, set foot on a college campus
                                                                                                                    benefits of a college education.                           future,” Mr. nash said. “if UT Dallas doesn’t                   “I’m thrilled with                             alleviated by the endowed fellowship fund.”
                                                                                                                                                                               emerge as a Tier one school, Dallas will suffer.
                                                              for the first time through the Cri.                   The Cri students will convene two times during             Because of the predictions about Dallas—the                  the progress UT Dallas                           Dr. Wende yellin, associate professor at northern
                                                                                                                    the school year to discuss grades, PsaT test               economy, the low cost of doing business here—
                                                             “it was new and huge, and kind of scary at first,”     results and financial aid options. They will return        it’s going to be a huge growth city in the next               has made through the                            arizona University, said she donated to the fund
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             because it was an “excellent way to recognize and
                                                              she said. “But after i worked with my mentor,         to campus during the summer of 2011 for another
                                                              ishar Ma, from the academic Bridge Program, it        two-week Cri session.
                                                                                                                                                                               number of decades. you just can’t think about
                                                                                                                                                                               something like that happening without having a                years, and I’m excited                          honor” stillman’s dedication.
                                                              was better.”
                                                                                                                    Cri Program supervisor Cornelia McCowan
                                                                                                                                                                               big research university that’s focused on science,
                                                                                                                                                                               engineering and technology and spinning out
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                about its future.”                           “i have known Dr. stillman for over thirty years,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       -Ron Nash MS ’79       and during this time he has been a teacher, mentor
                                                              Jarrell Brown, a fifteen-year-old from south oak      witnessed a metamorphosis as the students                  companies that create new jobs.”                                                                               and valuable colleague,” yellin said. “he puts stu-
                                                              Cliff high, came to the Cri through the educa-        absorbed the summer’s lessons.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              dents first and always finds time to meet with
                                                              tion is freedom program. Brown had an eye-
    State Rep. Roberto Alonzo joined College Readiness                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        them and consult with them.”
    Initiative (CRI) and Academic Bridge Program students     opening experience at the Cri reality store, a        “if you can get one spark, you can ignite some-
    at a July breakfast honoring AT&T’s support of both
    programs. AT&T contributed $220,000 to Academic
                                                              simulation designed to illustrate how daily life       thing inside of the students,” she said. “The Cri             We’re Here to Help You                                                                                    To honor stillman’s outstanding leadership with a
                                                              differs for those without a college education.         made them start thinking about their futures                   For a complete list of staff and more information
    Bridge; $100,000 of those funds went to CRI.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             gift, please contact Pagett Gosslee at 972-883-2837
                                                              Participants were given checkbooks and assigned        and they began to excel, both in and out of the                about the Office of Development and Alumni Relations,                                                    or
                                                              jobs that didn’t require college degrees. from         classroom.”                                                    please visit

2                                                                                                                             The UniversiTy of Texas aT Dallas               Donor rePorT                                                                                                                                                           3
Honor Roll of Donors                                                                                              foundation for Callier Center
                                                                                                                  and Communications Disorders
                                                                                                                  Callier Preschool
                                                                                                                                                          The institute of electrical
                                                                                                                                                          and electronics engineers, inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                rockwell Collins
                                                                                                                                                                                                Charitable Corporation
                                                                                                                                                                                                The rouse family foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    association of Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Graduate schools
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    aT.l.C. Pre-school &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Global impact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Gold family foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Goldman sachs Philanthropy fund
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ralston outdoor advertising
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  raymond James Charitable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  endowment fund
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             $500 - $999
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             air america association, inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             american Planning association
                                                                                                                  Parents’ association                    Jones Day                             rupe foundation                     extended Care, inc.                                                           richardson range, llC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Grant Thornton llP                                                               Bank of america
This Honor Roll includes those donors who made gifts to UT Dallas between Sept. 1, 2009 and Aug.                  The Catholic foundation                 Gene & Jerry Jones family Charities   schwab Charitable fund              aTMos energy                                                                  richardson regional Medical Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            hegi family foundation                                                           Buses by Bill, inc.
31, 2010. Recognition is for outright gifts and pledge payments received during the fiscal year. All              CBs outdoor                             Wallace, Barbara & Kelly King         The sherwin-Williams Company        audimation service inc.                                                       rockfish seafood Grill, lP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            hill & Wilkinson, lTD                                                            Caltex oil Tools llC
UT Dallas employees that make gifts to UT Dallas Academic Bridge or Callier Center through the                    Chemolee lab Corporation                Charitable foundation                 sickle Cell Disease association     robert W. Baird & Co. incorporated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            iBM                                   rotary Club of Park Cities                 Capital one, n.a.
State Employee Charitable Campaign are included, but since SECC gifts are received during the                     Chinese Consulate                       lamar outdoor                         of america - Mobile Chapter         Bank of america, n.a.                                                         foundation
                                                                                                                  General in houston                      advertising of Dallas                                                                                             inG financial                                                                    Capps van and Car rental
                                                                                                                                                                                                studio Movie Grill                  BDo seidman llP                                                               rowling foundation
calendar year, only contributions received in fiscal year 2010 will be reflected in the Honor Roll.               Chip Targets incorporated               lennox international inc.                                                                                         institute of internal                                                            Denbury resources inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Tektronix foundation                BKD, llP                                auditors of Dallas inc.               russell reynolds associates
                                                                                                                  Clear Channel outdoor                   Mannatech, inc.                                                                                                                                                                                    Donna harris Company llC
                                                                                                                                                                                                Texas institute sustainable         Blue Cross and Blue shield              JC Penney Company, inc.               saCUBo operating
                                                                                                                  The rita Crocker                        Tom and Charlene Marsh                Technology research                 of Texas, inc.                                                                                                           Charles W. eisemann Center
Due to space limitations, only donors of $500 and above are included in this Honor Roll.                          Clements foundation                     family foundation                                                                                                 Jersey Mike’s subs richardson         safeway stores, inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Texas instruments foundation        Bnsf                                                                                                                     equinox - Preston hollow
All donors are recognized at                                                  James M. Collins foundation             The eugene McDermott foundation                                                                                   K h Jordan foundation                 sam’s Club foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The Garden Gate
                                                                                                                                                                                                Timberlawn Psychiatric              Brand Capital Partners                                                        ruth C. & Charles s. sharp
                                                                                                                  Convergys                               MetroPCs                              research foundation, inc.                                                   JustGive
Corporations, Foundations and Other Organizations                                                                                                                                                                                   George W. & lorena f. Briggs fund                                             foundation, inc.                           images 4 Kids
                                                                                                                  Crossvale, inc.                         Metroplex Technology                  TriQuint semiconductor, inc                                                 Kairos Microsystems Corporation                                                  inG life insurance & annuity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Chevron humankind                                                             solomon edwards Group, llC
                                                                                                                  Dallas Jewish                           Business Council                      Turner Construction Company         employee fund                           King Zamp investments, lP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jane and Bud smith                         Kline family foundation
$1,000,000 and above                  instron Corporation                  ii-vi foundation                       Community foundation                    Metropolitan Press, inc.              Twirly Birds                        City of richardson                      lKs foundation, inc.                  family foundation, inc.                    Phyllis K. lapham revocable Trust
anonymous                             internal auditing academic           lam research Corporation               Deloitte                                Montgomery Cosca Greilich, llP        United supermarkets, ltd.           Cooper aerobics interprises inc.        The lawrence Marcus foundation        sshiCKs advisors                           lone star Park at Grand Prairie
                                      advancement fund, inc.               linTeC of aMeriCa, inC.                edgemere/sQlC                           Mustang Technology Group, lP
Communities foundation of Texas                                                                                                                                                                 von ehr foundation                  Cooper Group, llC                       Menara networks                       st. Jude Medical advanced                  Menasha Corporation foundation
                                      The Philip r. Jonsson foundation                                            Charitable foundation                   Mike a. Myers foundation                                                                                                                                neuromodulation Division
Texas instruments, inc.                                                    The Meadows foundation, inc.                                                                                         Wachovia Bank, n.a.                 Berry r. Cox family foundation          Merit energy Company
                                                                                                                  exxonMobil Corporation                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Mirza family foundation
                                      Keimyung University                  national instruments                                                           samuel roberts noble                                                                                                                                    st. Jude Medical, inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Wischmeyer Benefit Partners         Dallas fort Worth interactive           Methanex Methanol Company                                                        MPi architects
                                      lattner family foundation, inc.                                             exxonMobil foundation                   foundation, inc.                                                          Marketing association                                                         strategic advisors, llC
$100,000 - $999,999                                                        research in Motion                                                                                                   xtendwave                                                                   Methodist hospitals of Dallas
                                                                                                                  fidelity Charitable Gift fund           northwood Woman’s Club                                                                                                                                                                             PagesoutherlandPage
                                      lockheed Martin                      seMaTeCh, inc.                                                                                                                                           Dallas Gem & Mineral society                                                  students in free enterprise
edward and Wilhelmina                                                                                                                                                                           George and fay young                                                        MetroPCs Wireless, inc.                                                          Palm Beach Tan
ackerman foundation                   Microsoft                                                                   follett higher education Group          Jay and ruth Pack                     foundation inc.                     Dallas logic Corporation                                                      symon Communications, inc.
                                                                                                                                                          family foundation                                                                                                 Walter P. Moore & associates, inc.                                               richardson Woman’s Club
agilent Technologies                  The rGK foundation                                                          leo & rhea fay                                                                Zyvex labs, llC                     The Donna T. Darrien Memorial                                                 Taghmen ventures
                                                                           $10,000 - $49,999                      fruhman foundation                      Perot foundation                                                                                                  The nasher foundation                                                            Charitable foundation
aT&T foundation                       silicon valley                                                                                                                                                                                foundation for sickle Cell                                                    Trailblazer Capital GP, llC
                                                                           no donors at this level                fujitsu laboratories of america, inc.   Photronics, inc.                                                                                                  national Pan-hellenic Council                                                    rogers o’Brien
                                      Community foundation                                                                                                                                                                          Devright, llC
austin Commercial, lP                                                                                                                                                                           $1,000 - $4,999                                                             The north Texas Chapter isaCa         Tucker foundation                          Construction Company
                                      southwestern Medical foundation                                             Geomatic resources                      andrew and lillian a. Posey                                               Dresser, inc.
lena Callier Trust                                                         $5,000 - $9,999                                                                foundation                            7x24 exchange international                                                 occidental Chemical Corp.             United Way for                             saiC
                                      United Way of Metropolitan Dallas                                           The J. Paul Grayson foundation                                                                                    enterprise holdings, llC                                                      southeastern Michigan
Cisco systems, inc.                                                        3 Par                                                                          raytheon Company                      aC lordi Consulting                                                         Pepsico foundation, inc.                                                         The stoneleigh hotel & spa
                                      Wildenstein & Co., inc.                                                     hanyang University                                                                                                ernst & young                                                                 Us army recruiting
Confucius institute headquarters                                           accor north america, inc.                                                      recording industry association        allie Beth allman real estate                                               Peregrine Group                                                                  Travelers foundation
                                                                                                                  haynes and Boone, llP                                                                                             first Dallas holdings, inc.                                                   Battalion-Dallas
The Dallas foundation                                                                                                                                     of america, inc.                      alon Usa                                                                                                                                                     United Planners
                                                                           advanced receiver Technologies, inc.   hewlett Packard                                                                                                                                           PlainsCapital Corporation             viewPoint Bank
                                      $50,000 - $99,999                                                                                                   richardson Chamber of Commerce                                            first horizon investment services
Dell Computers                                                             american speech-language-hearing                                                                                     altrusa Club of Dallas                                                      PMiB llC                                                                         The Williams Companies, inc.
                                      Citi foundation                                                             hKs architects                                                                foundation, inc.                    fujitsu network                                                               Weaver and Tidwell lP
David and Teresa                                                           foundation                                                                     edgar a. & ruth e. robinson
                                                                                                                  horchow family Charitable Trust         family foundation                                                         Communications, inc.                    robert J. Potter foundation           Whitley Penn, llP
Disiere foundation                    The Container store                  atlas economic                                                                                                       The arkenstone
                                                                                                                  hP enterprise services                  rockwell Collins                                                          Gardere Wynne sewell, llP               PricewaterhouseCoopers                The Williamsburg Corporation
ericsson inc.                         Docomo Communications laborato-      research foundation                                                                                                  association of Certified
                                      ries, Usa, inc.                                                             hunt Construction Group                                                       fraud examiners - Dallas Chapter    Glazer’s Distributors                   Project still i rise inc.
first Co.                                                                  louise Belsterling foundation

Individual Donors                     Mr. richard s. Merrick               Dr. edward livingston                  Ms. Donna Colabuono                     Mr. Bill Griffin                      Mr. and Mrs. richard Massman       Dr. Todd sandler                        Mr. and Mrs.                          Mrs. sally Dobbie                         Mr. and Mrs. Matt B. nugent
$1,000,000 and above                  Mr. and Mrs. Mike a. Myers           and Dr. eve Guth                       Mrs. Joyce K. Coleman                   Mrs. Dorothy l. Griffin               Mr. and Mrs. allan W. McBee        and Ms. Jean Murdock                    herbert D. Weitzman                                                             Ms. lauraine o’neil
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mr. Douglas and
anonymous (3)                         Mr. and Mrs. h. ronald nash          Mr. and Mrs. h. ross Perot, sr.        Dr. and Mrs. aaron T. Conley            Mr. lyle Grimes                       Mr. and Mrs.                       Mrs. nancy sands                        Mr. and Mrs. David Whisenant          Dr. Catherine eckel                       Mrs. racquel Peterson
Mrs. nancy B. hamon                   Mr. and Mrs. Jay a. Pack             Mr. olivier Poirot                     Mr. and Mrs. Terry Conner               Mr. rohit Gupta                       Christopher D. McCauley            Ms. Mary n. schelm                      Mr. and Mrs. William r. Wiggins       Dr. and Mrs. norman einspruch             Mr. and Mrs. William M. Petitt
Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Wyly          Dr. and Mrs. Krish a. Prabhu         Mr. and Mrs. Maynard redeker           Mr. and Mrs. George a. Consolver        Ms. Cher Jacobs                       Mr. and Mrs. alex McCoy            Mr. and Mrs. Michael B. schiff          Mr. and Mrs. James r. Wikert          Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. eisemann          Mr. and Mrs. Kip i. Plankinton
                                      Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. rhodes, Jr.   Ms. Manisha J. shah                    Ms. Claudia e. Davis                    Mr. John C. hall                      Mr. and Mrs. Thomas r. Mcintire    Mr. and Mrs. William l. schilling       Dr. and Mrs.                          Ms. linda s. feagin                       Mr. harvey rosenblum
                                                                           Mr. rodney J. Thomas, iii                                                                                            Dr. and Mrs. Warren f. Melamed     Mr. and Mrs. Paul e. schlosberg         Bryan hobson Wildenthal               Dr. Weihong fei
$100,000 - $999,999                   Mr. Jeffrey robinson                                                        Mr. hector f. Dayer                     Mr. and Mrs. John a. hammack                                                                                                                                                                     Mr. Benjamin salazar
                                                                           Mrs. Dorothy C. Torbert                                                                                              Dr. and Mrs. James e. Mitchell     Ms. stefanie n. schneidler              Ms. Donna M. Wilhelm                  Mr. Keith foreman
Mr. and Mrs.                          Mrs. emilie K. schepps                                                      Dr. and Mrs. Wayne Dear                 Mr. and Mrs. James hammond                                                                                                                                                                       Dr. rainer schulte
edward M. ackerman                                                         Mr. and Mrs.                                                                                                         Dr. Bert Moore and                 Ms. Gail o. schoellkopf                 Ms. Jefflyn W. Williamson             Mr. Christopher C. Gage
                                      Mr. Joseph W. semmer                                                        Dr. and Mrs. Gregory G. Dess            Mr. and Mrs. Michael hartmann                                                                                                                                                                    Mr. rajiv shah
anonymous (2)                                                              harvey W. Wiggins, Jr.                                                                                               Dr. lynne Kirk                     Ms. Charlotte W. schuman                Mr. and Mrs. Claude r. Wilson
                                      Dr. and Mrs. Mark W. spong                                                  Mr. and Mrs. Peter Denker               Mr. David r. heiting                                                                                                                                   Mr. John Gates                            Mr. David f. siciliano
Mr. and Mrs. russell Cleveland                                             Mr. and Mrs. robert e. Wilbur                                                                                        Mr. Wayne r. Moore                 Dr. Daniel e. schwartz                  Mr. steve e. Wolfert
                                      Mr. and Mrs. Joel T. Williams                                               Mr. and Mrs. Gary W. Dennis             Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey M. heller                                                                                                                         Dr. Morton a. Gernsbacher                 Mr. and Mrs. James skinner
Mr. and Mrs. richard Cree                                                                                                                                                                       Mr. Charles G. Morris              Ms. Diane sealy                         Mr. and Mrs. Marvin a. Wurzer         Dr. Michael e. Goss
                                      Mr. and Mrs. howard B. Wolf                                                 Mr. and Mrs. Phil Dial                  Mr. and Mrs. robert e. hewlett                                                                                                                                                                   Mrs. Deborah snell
Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Davidson                                           $1,000 - $4,999                                                                                                      Mr. and Mrs. r. Clayton Mulford    Mr. robert f. see, Jr.                  Mr. Jianchen yang
                                      Mr. and Mrs. sam Wyly                                                       Mr. Jason a. Dilks                      Ms. lyda hill                                                                                                                                          Mrs. Tanya r. Gould                       Ms. susan M. soo
Mr. and Mrs. David J. Disiere                                              Mr. Barry adamson                                                                                                    Mr. robert f. Murchison            Ms. helen shalom                        Mr. and Mrs. James f. young
                                                                                                                  Dr. James r. Dixon, Jr.                 Mr. and Mrs.                                                                                                                                           Mrs. elizabeth a. Graves                  Dr. William soper
Dr. adolf J. enthoven                                                      Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Z. altshuler                                              edmund M. hoffman                     Ms. andrea nasher                  Mr. and Mrs. Patrick shelby
                                      $5,000 - $9,999                                                             Mr. nathan B. Dodge                                                                                                                                                                            Ms. Melinda h. ha                         Mr. and Mrs. William B. stuart
Mr. Bert P. headden                                                        anonymous (6)                                                                  Ms. Marguerite hoffman                Dr. and Mrs. robert s. nelsen      Ms. lisa simmons                        $500 - $999
                                      anonymous                                                                   Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Dornseifer                                                                                                                                                               Mr. J.T. hammonds, Jr.                    Dr. and Mrs. William swann
Mr. and Mrs. Philip r. Jonsson                                             Mr. and Mrs. edward C. Bailey                                                  Mr. s. roger horchow                  Mr. David newberger                Mr. and Mrs. Phil simpson               Mrs. Gail e. alpert
                                      Dr. Cyrus D. Cantrell                                                       Mr. Charles P. Doubek, Jr.                                                                                                                                                                     Mrs. sharon hart                          Mr. Greg Thomas
Drs. aage and Margareta Moller        and Dr. Mary l. Marple               Mr. robert r. Baillargeon, sr.                                                 Mr. and Mrs. henry hortenstine        Mr. John n. olbetter               Dr. Charles M. sloan                    Mr. stephen J. ames
                                                                                                                  Mrs. Debbie Dunlap                                                                                                                                                                             Ms. Priscilla hernandez                   Mr. and Mrs. James J. Thomason
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald h. stool          Mr. and Mrs. B. Gene Carter          Mr. and Mrs. andrew M. Baker                                                   Mrs. Caroline r. hunt                 Ms. Mildred M. oppenheimer         Mr. Curtis smith                        Mr. and Mrs. Timothy s. anglin
                                                                                                                  Ms. angela Dunlap                                                                                                                                                                              Mr. Michael humphrey                      Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Tuck
                                      Dr. James l. Carter                  Dr. and Mrs. stanton n. Ballard                                                Dr. Mary Jane hurst                   Mr. and Mrs. stephen C. owen       Dr. and Mrs. robert Kinsel smith        Dr. shalini arehole
                                                                                                                  Mr. Michael C. eaton                                                                                                                                                                           Mr. and Mrs. W. h. hunt                   Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Turrie
$50,000 - $99,999                     Mr. roger Chang                      Mr. and Mrs. robert v. Barnes                                                  Mr. and Mrs. David Jacobs             Dr. edmund P. Pillsbury            Mr. James e. sowell                     Mr. David C. Baggett
                                                                                                                  Mr. robert M. edsel                                                                                                                                                                            Mr. and Mrs. Mark e. Jacobs               Dr. anne e. van Kleeck
Mr. and Mrs. e. h. hawes, ii          Dr. sandra Bond Chapman              Ms. Katherine r. Beams                                                         Mr. and Mrs. Michael e. Jaffe         Dr. and Mrs. hasan Pirkul          Dr. John Q. stilwell and                Mr. and Mrs. Glenn C. Bandy
                                                                                                                  Mrs. Gano ehlers                                                                                                                                                                               Dr. Karen M. Jarrell                      Mr. Benedict voit
                                      and Mr. Donald Chapman               Dr. and Mrs. Brian J. Berry                                                    Dr. Calvin D. Jamison, sr.            Mrs. Gail Plummer                  Mrs. nancy o’neill                      Mr. Martin Baylor                     and Mr. scott Jarrell
                                                                                                                  Dr. and Mrs. Burton C. einspruch                                                                                                                                                                                                         Dr. Walter e. voit
$10,000 - $49,999                     Mr. and Mrs. harris Clark            Mr. and Mrs. William Bogart                                                    Ms. Kathryn h. Jordan                 Mr. and Mrs. robert G. Pollock     Mr. and Mrs. Paul stoffel               Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Best          Dr. linda W. Jennings
                                                                                                                  Mr. and Mrs. s. Curt eley                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mr. and Mrs. John s. Waggoner
The estate of Jimmy M. alcorn         Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Corson       Mr. and Mrs. Donald e. Bowles, Jr.                                             Mr. and Mrs. Joe Justice              Ms. Toni Portmann                  Mr. Donald and Dr. norma stone          Mr. Jack D. Birchfield                Mrs. Betty Johnson
                                                                                                                  Dr. and Mrs. B. henry estess, Jr.                                             and Mr. richard spurr                                                                                                                                      Ms. virginia l. Wall
Mr. and Mrs. frederic B. asche, Jr.   Mr. and Mrs. lorenzo l. Cotter       Mrs. Gloria Box                                                                Mrs. Mary fan Kain                                                       Ms. sarah seay stout                    Ms. Mary W. Bloom                     Mr. and Mrs. Chris a. Johnson
                                                                                                                  Mrs. regen fearon                                                             Mrs. Caren h. Prothro                                                                                                                                      Mr. samuel a. Wilkinson, iii
Mr. and Mrs. selwin Belofsky          Mr. Ben Crow                         Mr. Jeff Brand                                                                 Mrs. Marylee C. Kellogg                                                  Mr. and Mrs.                            Mr. and Mrs. Michael M. Boone         Ms. Milla Perry Jones
                                                                                                                  Mr. and Mrs. Walter l. foxworth                                               Dr. Darrelene rachavong            robert h. strasser                                                                                                      Mr. and Mrs. Dave Willis
Ms. Dianne T. Cash                    Mr. and Mrs.                         Mr. and Mrs. frank l. Branson                                                  Ms. Glenda Kemple                                                                                                Ms. Joanna Bratt                      Mr. Michael K. Kauffelt, ii
                                      Kenneth r. Dickerson                                                        Mrs. Marjorie M. francis                                                      and Mr. supat rachavong            Mr. William e swart                                                                                                     Dr. Michael l. Wilson
The honorable and Mrs.                                                     Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Bratcher                                                  Mr. Phillip Killgore                                                                                             Mr. Brad Brown                        Dr. and Mrs. robert i. Kramer
                                      Mr. and Mrs. Philip Drayer                                                  Ms. Deborah M. frankum, esq.                                                  Dr. srinivasan raghunathan         and Dr. Jana swart                                                                                                      Mr. and Mrs. alan yonack
William P. Clements                                                        Drs. richard and Caroline Brettell                                             Mr. robert G. Kipp                                                                                               Mr. Charles Brown                     Ms. anchi h. Ku
                                      Mr. and Mrs. leo J. eveleth                                                 Mr. Peter G. friddell                                                         Mr. James D. ratley                Ms. Claire M. Taitte                                                                                                    Mr. Thomas yu
Mr. and Mrs. harlan r. Crow                                                Mrs. Barbara Brice                                                             Drs. Dennis and abby Kratz                                                                                       Mr. and Mrs. eddie U. Bull            Mr. Douglas langston
                                      Dr. and Mrs. sanford P. fagadau                                             Mr. and Mrs. Jon fujimoto                                                     Mr. and Mrs. Gerald reihsen        Mr. Burton Tansky                                                                                                       Mr. larry Zacharias
Dr. and Mrs. David e. Daniel                                               Mrs. Jean a. Brock                                                             Dr. and Mrs. William r. Krenik                                                                                   Mr. and Mrs. larry n. Burdine         Ms. Phyllis lapham
                                      Mrs. semra fender                                                           Dr. and Mrs. ray hamby                                                        Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. riehm      Mr. and Mrs. Johnson M. Taylor                                                                                          Mr. larry Zall
Mrs. Mary ellen fox                                                        Ms. Joann v. Brown                                                             Mr. Jack J. lamb                                                                                                 Ms. lynn Butler                       Ms. elizabeth laszlo
                                      Mr. and Mrs. James B. francis, Jr.                                          Mr. and Mrs. Michael George                                                   Mr. and Mrs. Brett a. ringle       Mr. ronald Taylor                                                                                                       Ms. Margaret M. Zotter
Mr. Dennis Gordon                                                          Mr. harvey Burkett                                                             and Mrs. Karen Wolfe                                                                                             Dr. Margaret e. Cawley                Mr. James D. latham
                                      Mr. and Mrs. leo fruhman                                                    Mr. and Mrs. Bennett J. Glazer                                                Mr. and Mrs. frank M. roby         Ms. ellen Terry
Mr. and Mrs. h. ralph hawkins                                              Mr. Kevin M. Brungardt                                                         Mr. and Mrs. Marvin M. lane                                                                                      Mr. and Mrs. William h. Clark, iii    Ms. nancy o. lemmon
                                      Mr. ronald Gover                                                            Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Gnade                                                      Ms. susan rogers                   Ms. lydia B. Test
Mr. and Mrs. forrest e. hoglund                                            Dr. Thomas f. Campbell                                                         Mr. Michael y. lee                    and Mr. Doug swanson                                                       Mr. and Mrs. Dwight D. Clasby         Dr. hong Ma
                                      Mr. and Mrs. Milledge hart, iii      and Dr. Christine Dollaghan            Mr. and Mrs. alan J. Gold                                                                                        Mr. and Mrs. Jere W. Thompson
Mr. and Mrs. David l. holmberg                                                                                                                            Dr. and Mrs. Mark l. lemmon           Mr. and Mrs. Bryce s. rogers                                               Mr. and Mrs. steven h. Clay           Mr. and Mrs.
                                      Dr. sydney smith hicks               Dr. Thomas Chesney                     Dr. and Mrs. richard M. Golden                                                                                   Mr. and Mrs. Carl J. Thomsen                                                  Clinton D. McDonnough
Mr. robert a. innamorati                                                                                                                                  Mr. and Mrs. harry longwell           Mr. and Mrs. Jesse a. rogers                                               Mr. and Mrs. Chris Coates                                                UT Dallas is grateful to all who gave.
                                      and Mr. forrest hicks                Mr. William G. Chestnut                Dr. and Mrs. Craig s. Goodman                                                                                    Mr. and Mrs. James C. Tubb                                                    Mr. and Mrs. Cappy McGarr
Ms. Christina a. Jonsson                                                                                                                                  Dr. shaoming lu                       Mr. and Mrs. edward W. rose, iii                                           Mr. and Mrs.                                                             Every effort is made to ensure the ac-
                                      Mr. albert G. hill, Jr.              Mr. Gary y. Chiu                       Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael Gosslee                                                                                  Mr. and Mrs. robert C. vaughn                                                 Dr. M. yaqub Mirza
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Marsh                                                                                                                                    Mr. steven lyle                                                                                                  Garland D. Collett, iii
                                      Mr. and Mrs. Thomas l. hill                                                                                                                               Mr. and Mrs. Daniel G. routman     Mrs. Doris Walton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    curate recognition of donors; however,
                                                                           Mr. Thomas and Dr. Jackie Clark        Mr. Debjyoti Goswami                                                                                                                                     Mr. Michael Defrank                   Ms. lisa a. Mixon
Mr. and Mrs. David Martineau                                                                                                                              Dr. louis J. Maher                    Mr. and Mrs. Kevin J. ryan                                                                                                                          if you were omitted from this year’s list,
                                      Mr. and Mrs. Jerry W. Jones          Mr. and Mrs. J. Coley Clark            Dr. and Mrs. William l. Green                                                                                    Mr. and Mrs. Bryan a. Ward              and Ms. Brenda smith                  Mrs. Mary h. Montgomery
Mr. Charles C. McKinney                                                                                                                                   Mrs. lawrence Marcus                  Dr. and Mrs. larry D. sall                                                                                                                          please call the Office of Development
                                      Mr. and Mrs. hwansoo s. lee                                                 Mr. and Mrs. Guy U. Griffeth                                                                                     Mr. James Watson                        Dr. feng Deng
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Mcstay                                                Mr. roy C. Coffee, Jr.                                                         Mr. and Mrs. J. Bruce Martindale      Mr. sanjeeb K. samanta
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mr. and Mrs. rusty nichols         and Alumni Relations at 972-883-6507.

      New Donor                                                                    single year recognition                                                     Consecutive year recognition                                           Cumulative lifetime Giving                                                 Planned Giving

      Recognition Societies                                                        Who is recognized? any individual (alumni or non-alumni)                    Who is recognized? alumni donors only                                                                                                             Who is recognized? any individual (alumni or non-alumni)
                                                                                   who gave $1,000 or more last year. Gifts may be designated                                                                                         Who is recognized? any donor, including individuals,                       who has made a planned gift commitment. This may include
      The support provided by our alumni and friends is
                                                                                   to any school, program or unit to qualify for membership.                   How are members recognized? four levels of membership                  companies and foundations                                                  a provision through a will, trust, annuity or gift of life insurance.
      transforming UT Dallas into the Tier one research
                                                                                                                                                               exist based on the number of consecutive years of giving:
      university our founders envisioned more than 40 years
                                                                                   Why Love Jack? Jim love, an american modernist sculptor,                      • Contributors–2 to 4 years • Associates–5 to 9 years                How are members recognized? Cumulative lifetime                            Why leave a Legacy? Planned gifts provide donors with the
      ago. in addition to recognizing last year’s donors by
                                                                                   created “Jack” in 1971. it was donated to UT Dallas in 1976                   • Partners–10 to 20 years    • Champion–20 years or more             giving to UT Dallas counts toward membership. founders society             satisfaction of knowing their support will make a difference
      gift level in the honor roll, we launched four recognition
                                                                                   by Mrs. Margaret McDermott. students soon began calling                                                                                            begins at $100,000 and UT Dallas laureates at $1 million. lifetime         even after they are gone. These gifts also give UT Dallas the
      societies to show our donors how much they are appreciated.
                                                                                   it the Love Jack and the name has endured.                                  Why Comet Whoosh? some people “hook ’em.” some people                  giving includes the total of all cash gifts made and the value of any      opportunity to plan for future growth, knowing these
      Members receive special benefits and are recognized on
                                                                                                                                                              “Gig ’em.” Comets “Whoosh!” UT Dallas began teaching the                gifts-in-kind, such as donated equipment or software.                      philanthropic commitments will be realized in the years
      a new website,
                                                                                                                                                               Comet “whoosh” at new student orientation in 2005 and it’s now                                                                                    to come.
                                                                                                                                                               embraced as the symbolic gesture for all students and alumni.

4                                                                                                                                       The UniversiTy of Texas aT Dallas                             Donor rePorT                                                                                                                                                                               5
The UT Dallas Endowment                                             $100,000 should generate about $4,000 to $5,000          Designations of the UT Dallas Endowment
Key to Tier One                                                     annually in scholarship awards. if the investment
                                                                    earnings are strong in a given year, as much as 8 or

                                                                                                                                                                                                            First Person
                                                                    9 percent, the additional income is reinvested into
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Private support is transforming UT Dallas. alumni, corporations, founda-
                                                                    the fund’s principal, allowing it to grow. Thus, in 30                                                                                                                                                    tions and other friends of the University have donated more than $200 mil-
in 1972, gasoline cost 55 cents a gallon, The Godfa-                years, the excellence in education fund has more                                   Chairs and                                           Private Support Enabling Excellence at UT Dallas                  lion since 2000. This 10-year total is more than the combined amount con-
ther led at the box office, and atari ushered in the                than doubled in value, while still generating con-                               Professorships                                                                                                           tributed during the first three decades of the University’s existence, from 1969
age of video games with Pong. also that year,                       siderable expendable income.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              to 1999. here are three examples of the new UT Dallas this support is build-
UT Dallas received its first endowment gift of $1.01                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ing, in the words of those who directly benefit from these gifts.
million to create the excellence in education                      “it’s nearly impossible to become a top university
fund. The new fund’s purpose was to support ex-                     without a strong endowment,” explains Dr. aaron                                                  Undergraduate
cellence in all aspects of the college experience at                Conley, vice president for development and alumni                                                 Scholarships
                                                                                                                                   Other Purposes
UT Dallas.                                                          relations. “These resources allow institutions to                                                    $
                                                                    plan boldly for the future by reducing financial un-
The gift was made by the excellence in education                    certainty. in good economic times, the endowment
foundation (eef), which was established by a                        grows, and when times are bad like they’ve been
small group of business and civic leaders, includ-                  the past few years, the endowment helps reduce
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Our Contribution: Think Ahead Group
ing UT Dallas founders Cecil Green, erik Jonsson                    any negative impact the downturn may have.”                                                                 Graduate
and eugene McDermott.                                               Conley provided even more specific details: a                                                              Fellowships                     Molly Owen Soper, Sam Owen, Steve Owen
                                                                    strong endowment also protects a university against
                                                                                                                                                                                                               When our mom was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia,
Today, the value of the original fund has more than                 declines in other revenue sources, including short-        more within the next five years.” This is a lofty goal
                                                                                                                                                                                                               we felt helpless. in just a year and a half, we watched her change
doubled to $2.7 million, and it generated $105,000                  falls in tuition revenue if enrollment decreases or if     but not unprecedented (see table). “like UT Dallas,                             from a vivacious, outgoing, dynamic woman to someone with
last year in expendable income. it is also just one of              state appropriations fall short of an institution’s        many public universities don’t have an extensive                                slurred speech who struggled to say, “i love you.” Doctors told us
nearly 200 individual funds that comprise the                       need.                                                      history of philanthropic support, but these institu-                            nothing could be done to help her. We were devastated, but we
UT Dallas endowment. since 1972, donors have                                                                                   tions have gotten serious about strengthening their                             also saw the great need for increased awareness and research of
created endowments designated to support specific                   The University of Texas investment Management              endowments, and their alumni and friends have                                   brain health issues. along with friends and colleagues, we start-
purposes, such as scholarships, faculty chairs and                  Company (UTiMCo) manages the endowments                    responded,” Conley said. “in just five years, they                              ed the Center for Brainhealth’s Think ahead Group (TaG) for
special activities such as a speaker series or campus               of the nine UT system academic institutions, and           dramatically strengthened their schools’ ability to                             young professionals with a passion for promoting brain health.
enhancements.                                                       within the system, UT Dallas trails only UT austin         recruit great students, hire top faculty and enhance                            our kick-off event featured former first lady laura Bush and
                                                                    in the size of its endowment. in fact, UT Dallas has                                                                                       helped drive more than 200 people to join TaG. Together, we’re
                                                                                                                               their academic programs.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                               working toward raising $25,000 by December for brain injury
When a donor creates an endowment, the dollar                       built one of the largest endowments in the nation
                                                                                                                                                                                                               recovery. interested in supporting the cause? Please visit
amount given is never spent. instead, the funds are                 for institutions less than 50 years old.                                                                                         
invested and only a portion of the income gener-                                                                                                        UT System
ated by the original investment is spent for its des-               The advantage of a strong endowment is valuable
                                                                    to UT Dallas as we work toward our vision of Tier
ignated purpose. The UT system Board of regents
sets the spending rate for endowment income,                        one status, notes Conley. “although we are ahead
which varies from 3.5 to 5.5 percent. for example, a                of many peer schools in Texas and elsewhere, we                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sam Owen, Molly Owen Soper and Steve Owen
                                                                    must increase our endowment by 75 percent or                             UT Austin       $
scholarship endowment with an initial value of
                                                                                                                                             UT Dallas       $
       Five Year Endowment Growth at other Public Universities                                                                               UT El Paso       $
                                              2003                     2008        Increase                                                  UT Arlington       $
       Oklahoma State                      $
                                             149M                   $
                                                                       617M            314%                                                  UT Tyler           $
                                                                                                                                             UT San Antonio     $
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Samantha Bratton: My Scholarship
       Arizona State                        $
                                              221M                  $
                                                                      493M             123%
       Clemson                              $
                                              213M                   $
                                                                      421M              98%                                                  UT Pan American 29M$
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       i transferred into the arts and Technology (aTeC) program from
       Miami U (Ohio)                      $
                                            208M                    $
                                                                      404M              94%                                                  UT Permian Basin $17M                                                                                                                     a community college because i’ve always wanted to learn about
                                                                                                                                             UT Brownsville       $
                                                                                                                                                                   7M                                                                                                                  gaming, especially 3D modeling and designing video games.
       UNC Charlotte                          $
                                               73M                  $
                                                                      140M              92%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Thankfully, the Jonelle and Bryce Jordan scholarship in the arts
       NC State                            $
                                             289M                   $
                                                                      544M              88%                                                    Source: UTIMCO, as of 8/31/10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       covered my books and some tuition this semester so i’m not as
       Source: National Assn. of College and University Business Officers                                                                                                                                                                                                              worried about bills as i usually would be. The peace of mind has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       allowed me to consider and apply for a master’s degree in aTeC.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       With the scholarship support i’m receiving, i now have more
    The UT Dallas Endowment at Work                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    resources to put towards grad school and pursuing my dream of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       becoming an art director at a video game studio. The program
    Endowed Funds and What They Support                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                here is my top pick because the professors are the best in the in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       dustry. This scholarship is giving me the opportunity to learn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       from top professionals. it’s also an honor to receive a scholarship
    Arnold A. Jaffe                                  David Bruton Jr. Lecture Series             Eugene McDermott                           Charles and Nancy Davidson                                                                                                                 named for the first president of the University.
    Holocaust Collection                             on Communication Disorders                  Scholars Program                           Distinguished Professorships
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Samantha Bratton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dr. Ray Baughman: My Passion
                                                                                                                                                                                                            as the robert a. Welch Chair in Chemistry, i am able to pursue my
                                                                                                                                                                                                            passion for all things small. and i mean really, really, really small.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            i direct the alan G. MacDiarmid nanoTech institute, which devel-
    Supports: The acquisition of                     Supports: a conference series               Supports: about 70 undergraduate           Supports: The research activities
                                                                                                                                                                                                            ops new science and technology at the nanoscale. our research has
    research materials to promote                    hosted by the Callier Center for            students with a four-year full tuition     of four faculty members in the                                  led to advancements in areas including artificial muscles, energy
    the scholarly study, teaching and                Communication Disorders. The                scholarship including housing and          school of Management.                                           harvesting, energy storage and anti-ballistic textiles. By exploring
    writing about the holocaust in                   fund provides support to bring              books, travel support and free                                                                             how materials behave at the nanoscale, we are helping solve some of
    europe between 1933 and 1945.                    renowned researchers to Dallas              attendance to Dallas arts and              Established: 2006                                               the most pressing issues facing our society today. But the most excit-
                                                     for presentations to local speech,          cultural events.                           Original gift: $1 million.                                      ing part is that we are helping train the next generation of scientists
    Established: 1986                                language and hearing professionals.                                                    in 2009, the final pledge payment                               and technologists, and not only at the college level. our nanoex-
    Original gift: $10,000. other                    The series is also open to parents,         Established: 2001                          of $250,000 qualified for an addi-                              plorers program brings local high school students to UT Dallas for
    donors have continued to make                    students and the general public.            Original gift: $30 million                 tional $125,000 in matching funds                               original research on nanoscience projects. More than 150 students
                                                                                                                                                                                                            have participated in nanoexplorers, and one recently took home the
    additional gifts to the endowment                                                            Value today: $31.8 million                 through the Texas research
                                                                                                                                                                                                            top prize of $75,000 at the intel international science and engineer-
    since it was established.                        Established: 1982                           Income generated last year:                incentive Program.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            ing fair in san Jose, Calif. none of our accomplishments in nanosci-
    Value today: $240,700                            Original gift: $60,000                      $1.73 million                              Value today: $1.06 million                                      ence at UT Dallas would have been possible without the funds pro-
    Income generated last year:                      Value today: $322,000                                                                  Income generated last year:                                     vided through the Welch Chair, along with gifts from alumni, friends
    $13,000                                          Income generated last year:                                                            $45,600                                                         and corporations.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Dr. Ray Baughman
    Interested in Establishing an Endowment?
    The minimum gift required to establish an endowment at UT Dallas is $10,000. Donors can take up to five years to complete a gift.
    To learn more, contact the office of Development and alumni relations at 972-883-6504 or visit

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                                     Campus Enhancement
                                     on sept. 29, 2010, UT Dallas celebrated the completion of the Campus       Through the Campus enhancement fund, UT Dallas is offering
                                     enhancement project with a formal dedication ceremony. This $30            donors the opportunity to name several of these new features with
                                     million campus transformation was funded entirely with private gifts.      gifts at a number of levels. This fund is a permanent endowment that
                                     a new pedestrian mall anchors the heart of the campus and includes         ensures future resources for new spaces and other campus enhance-
                                     more than 100 magnolia trees, reflecting pools that stretch 600 feet       ments as UT Dallas continues to grow. To learn more about naming
                                     and a 25-foot-tall trellis covering the plaza. University Parkway is now   gift opportunities, visit
                                     a sea of green with more than 5,000 newly planted trees.
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                                                                                                                                                                                  proof that UT Dallas is gaining broader support among donors at all levels.
                                                                                                                                                                                  the dollars raised. This year, the largest gift received was $ . million—
                                                                                                                                                                                                     , a single gift accounted for nearly half of all
                                                                                                                                                                                                        , but $ million came from just one
                                                                                                                                                                                  The previous highest annual amount raised was
                                                                                                                                                                                       a record year for new gifts and pledges.

                                                                                                                                                                                  their support like never before, making

                                                                                                                                                                                  Donors to UT Dallas are showing


                                                                                                                                                                                  $ . million in
                                                                                                                                                                                  donor. And in

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