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ORIE Fundraising Priorities

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School of Operations Research and Information Engineering Fundraising Priorities and Naming Opportunities
Program Area Funding Required
  • Named ORIE Chair


$5 Million minimum endowment
  • Named Professorships
$3 Million minimum endowment
  • Endowed CFEM Program Director
$2 Million minimum endowment
  • Faculty Start-up Funds
$320,000 minimum
  • Graduate Ph.D.Funding
    Named Graduate Research Fellowships and Teaching Assistantships
  • Term Fellowships or Assistantships (5-year)
  • Endowed Fellowships or Assistantships
$1.5 Million minimum endowment
  • Named M.Eng Fellowships
  • Term (5-year)
  • Endowed
$1.5 Million minimum endowment
  • CFEM
    • Program enhancement funds
    • "Wall Street Semesters" for Ph.D. students in fall semester



All Sizes

Capital Projects
  • Named Ph.D. Office


$1 Million
  • Named Ph.D. Study Lounge

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