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University community honors Ed Hajim ’58 with new quadrangle dedication and statue

University community honors Ed Hajim ’58 with new quadrangle dedication and statue

October 14, 2016

Hajim was University Board chairman from 2008 to 2016, and has served the University in many capacities for nearly 60 years. The new bronze statue of Hajim was created this year by internationally renowned sculptor Marc Mellon, who in 2009 also made the George Eastman statue on the Eastman Quad.

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<em>Meliora Challenge</em> campaign exceeds expectations with historic $1.37 billion

Meliora Challenge campaign exceeds expectations with historic $1.37 billion

July 7, 2016

“This is a historic moment for everyone who cares so deeply about this University and our future,” said President and CEO Joel Seligman as the Meliora Challenge comes to a close exceeding its initial $1.2 billion goal by more than $168 million.

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URs campaign reaches $1.2 billion goal

URs campaign reaches $1.2 billion goal

March 26, 2015

Wednesday evening, Seligman announced that the goal had been met 15 months ahead of its deadline. Seligman called reaching the $1.2 billion mark “a major milestone” in UR’s 165-year history.

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<em>The Meliora Challenge</em> campaign surpasses $1.2 billion initial goal

The Meliora Challenge campaign surpasses $1.2 billion initial goal

March 25, 2015

On the way to $1.2 billion, the University has met—and is currently exceeding—its campaign goals for faculty ($350 million) and the Annual Fund ($130 million). Campaign support to date has established 93 new endowed professorships throughout the University, which has exceeded the original goal of 80.

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‘Thanks a Billion!’

‘Thanks a Billion!’

November 20, 2013

As the Meliora Challenge Campaign pushes past this historic mark, the University joins a group of 29 private U.S. colleges and universities to exceed $1 billion.

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