Creating Endowment For Herron School of Art and Design
IUPUI's IMPACT Campaign - Through June 30, 2013
Herron School of Art and Design is proud to be a part of this record-setting initiative. Watch the following video to learn about the philanthropic investment already demonstrated by generous individuals of our community.
Creative expression, artistic exploration and scholarly pursuits remain hallmarks of civilization. That is why Herron School of Art and Design continues to thrive, as it has for 110 years. Look anywhere. Herron is among the best because philanthropic investment has fueled innovation here. Now it is time to focus on bold strategic planning for the Next Great Leap by funding these endowment priorities:
|Endowed Chairs:||Endowed Chairs add incalculably to the prestige and international reputation of a school. Great faculty, retained and attracted by endowed chairs, in turn fuel the creative culture where great universities reside. Through June 30, 2013, matching dollars are available for gifts to create endowed chairs at Herron.
Be the first to establish an endowed chair.
|Fellowships and Scholarships:||Fellowships and Scholarships attract diverse and outstanding students to Herron. Herron’s record enrollments, more diverse student body and expanding graduate programs make support more important now than ever before. Through June 30, 2013, matching dollars are available for gifts that establish RISE scholarships for undergraduate students. Find out more!
Multiply your investment through RISE income matching.
|Academic Programs||Herron School of Art and Design offers graduate degree programs in Art Education, Art History, Art Therapy and Visual Communication Thinking. In addition, the new M.F.A. in Visual Art and Public Life degree program has concentrations in ceramics, furniture design, painting and drawing, photo and intermedia, printmaking and sculpture. Endowment support to these academic programs provide for technology, studio and classroom supplies and quality equipment and tools—all of which are critical in setting Herron’s programs above others. Philanthropic investments today help build a strong and sustainable future.
Support graduate students' artistic vision.
|Faculty Research Fund||Faculty research support provides competitive funding to spur innovative works of art and scholarship. Support may be directed to art education, art history, art therapy, studio fine art and visual communication design. These prestigious awards help retain and attract Herron faculty members and inspire them to expand their artistic and scholarly work, yielding new insights into the human condition.
Help retain and attract outstanding faculty.
|Gallery and Visiting Artist Presentations||Gallery and Visiting Artist Presentations provide students and the public access to the wonder of the creative process. No tuition dollars support the presentation of works of art and research by visiting artists, designers and scholars of the day. Endowment funding secured, Herron can vie internationally for blockbuster presentations Indianapolis could otherwise never obtain.
Bring the world to Indianapolis.
|Operating Endowment||Long-term financial stability is critical to maintaining Herron’s quality facilities, programs and instruction. Unrestricted funds help address current needs and allow the flexibility to seize unique opportunities to benefit those Herron serves. The value of income from an operating endowment cannot be overstated. It will help maintain Herron’s stunning facilities and provide resources for upkeep and maintenance of the specialty equipment required of an art and design school.
Ensure continued excellence for Herron.