Abilene Christian University has received $55 million from three donors – including the largest gift in university history – to begin a series of construction projects that will transform the campus in a way not seen for nearly 50 years.
Upon completion of fundraising for the $75 million Vision in Action initiative, 85-year-old Chambers will make way for the new Halbert-Walling Research Center. But that means its occupants need new homes.
In all the excitement of today’s announcement of the largest single gift and largest collection of gifts ever made at one time in ACU’s history, we should not lose sight of the people and relationships behind this remarkable news.
“With a new science facility, ACU will build a premier engineering program to match the premier physics program for which this department has long been known.”