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EAS Fundraising Priorities

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Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department Fundraising Priorities and Naming Opportunities
Program Area Funding Required
  • Faculty Start-up Fund


  • Named Professorships
$3 Million minimum endowment
  • Named Department Chair
$5 Million minimum endowment
  • Graduate Ph.D. Fellowships
    Named Graduate Research Fellowships and Teaching Assistantships
  • Term (5-year)
  • Endowed
$1.5 Million minimum endowment
  • Named M.Eng Fellowships
  • Term (5-year)
  • Endowed
$1.5 Million minimum endowment
  • Cornell Andes Field Camp
  • EAS Semester in Hawaii
Capital Projects
  • Named Geochemical clean room


  • Named Laboratories

EAS Annual Fund – unrestricted gifts of any amount may be directed to the EAS department and will provide the Chair the flexibility to support the priorities listed above, seize other opportunities and address challenges at their discretion.