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William F. Aldinger Donates $2 Million to Endow the Aldinger Chair at Baruch

September 28, 2004 | Philanthropy at CUNY

William F. Aldinger III has pledged $2 million to endow The William F. Aldinger Chair in Banking and Finance at Baruch College. “My hope is that the Aldinger Chair in Banking and Finance will enable a professor to inspire students with the challenge and excitement of emerging theories and methods in finance,” said Aldinger. “My […]

Marvin Antonowsky donates $2.5 Million to Baruch for Its Performing Arts Complex

September 28, 2004 | Philanthropy at CUNY

A pledge of $2.5 million from Marvin Antonowsky was announced in October 2004 in support of the new and expanded Baruch Performing Arts Center in the Vertical Campus, which will be named the Marvin Antonowsky Performing Arts Complex.

Lawrence Zicklin Endows the Zicklin Center with a $2 Million Gift

September 28, 2004 | Philanthropy at CUNY

Lawrence Zicklin, who endowed the Zicklin School of Business with an $18 million gift in 1997, has donated $2 million to endow Baruch’s Center for Financial Integrity, now named The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity. The Center was founded in 2000 with Zicklin’s help by Accounting Prof. Douglas Carmichael. The renaming of the center, […]

William and Anita Newman Donate $25 Million to Baruch

September 28, 2004 | Philanthropy at CUNY

William and Anita Newman’s 2004 gift of $25 million was one of the largest in the history of public higher education in New York State. It was given in support of Baruch College’s award-winning Vertical Campus facility, which opened in 2001, housing the Zicklin School of Business and the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences. […]

Larry and Eris Field Donate $10 Million for Baruch’s Academic Building

September 12, 2004 | Philanthropy at CUNY

Larry and Eris Field pledged a gift of $10 million in support of the future renovation of 17 Lexington Avenue, Baruch’s original academic building. The building will be named the Lawrence and Eris Field Building. The architect Frank Gehry has expressed his commitment to being involved in the renovation/design. In addition, the Fields are donating […]

Queens College Receives a Gift of $2.5 Million from Virginia Reese Palmer

April 1, 2004 | Philanthropy at CUNY

Virginia Frese Palmer, who received her BA in Media Studies at Queens College and an MA from Columbia University, has made multiple donations totaling $3.5 million to Queens College. In April 2004, in gratitude for her most recent gift of $2.5 million, one of the College’s original Spanish-style buildings was named in her honor. Mrs. […]