Alumnus Honors Faculty and Enhances the Student Experience in a Meaningful Way

September 19, 2023

In a genuine act of generosity, an alumnus of the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) has made a thoughtful gift of $250,000 to the H-E-B School of Business & Administration’s Endowed Faculty Development Fund. This impactful gift is earmarked to facilitate the professional growth of the dedicated faculty and staff, ultimately enriching the educational experience for students.

The Endowed Faculty Development Fund of the School of Business enables faculty and staff to attend vital professional conferences, receive specialized training, and helps students and faculty alike participate in business competitions around the globe. Such opportunities not only foster personal and intellectual growth but also enhance the overall quality of education offered at UIW.

This remarkable contribution is poised to have a far-reaching impact, empowering the School of Business to stay on the cutting edge of industry trends and academic advancements. By facilitating access to these invaluable resources, the anonymous donor is strengthening the foundation of excellence upon which UIW stands.

The Dean of the H-E-B School of Business & Administration, Dr. Jeannie Scott expressed her profound gratitude by stating, "This generous gift exemplifies the unwavering commitment of our alumni community to the betterment of our institution. It will undoubtedly empower our faculty to excel in their respective fields, translating into an enriched educational experience for our students."

While the identity of the alumnus remains anonymous, their impact is bound to be felt across campus. This demonstration of their deep appreciation for their education serves as a lasting testament to the enduring bond between UIW's alumni and the ministry itself, reinforcing the idea that philanthropy has the power to shape the future of education.