A $12M Gift to Make an Alma Mater the Next Big Green School

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He’s an enthusiastic alumni donor. She’s an environmental activist. So George and Amanda Hanley made a $12.5 million gift to make the University of Dayton a leading sustainable school. But it’s not just about green buildings. The donation from the George and Amanda Hanley Foundation will go to establish the Hanley Sustainability Institute, which extends the school’s sustainability efforts, but also weaves environmental education throughout its curriculum. The idea is to make the institute’s work integrated throughout the university, not just...

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UD receives $12.5M gift to create sustainability institute

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Link to Original Article In the largest gift in its history, University of Dayton will create a new sustainability institute thanks to a $12.5 million donation. The funds come from the George and Amanda Hanley Foundation, and will be used to create the Hanley Sustainability Institute. The new institute will grow the school’s sustainability curriculum and focus on developing a workforce that is prepared to address sustainability in business. Benefactor George Hanley, a 1977 UD business graduate, said more businesses across all sectors will...

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Graduate Announces Largest-Ever Gift To University Of Dayton

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Link to Original Article DAYTON — A 1977 University of Dayton graduate and his wife are pledging a $12.5 million gift — the largest single gift in the school’s history. The gift, from the George and Amanda Hanley Foundation, is intended to “establish the University as a national leader for innovation in sustainability education.” UD President Daniel J. Curran says at many universities, sustainability education is focused solely on the environmental sciences. “This gift will extend sustainability education...

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