Gift of $100 million to NYU School of Engineering
- The Record for North Jersey October 23rd, 2015
- Source: http://www.northjersey.com/news/education/gift-of-100-million-will-strengthen-nyu-school-of-engineering-1.1439830
A gift of $100 million for NYU School of Engineering will support faculty hiring and academic programs that will prominently build upon the school's existing practice of innovation and entrepreneurship. NYU President John Sexton and Katepalli R. Sreenivasan, dean of the School of Engineering, explained that the gift - a generous donation from Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon - will also contribute to new levels of academic excellence in engineering.
The school will be re-named the NYU Tandon School of Engineering in recognition of the Tandons' generosity and their belief in the school's mission and promise.