Inspire learning through Endowed Programs
Iona is distinguished by a number of academic programs and institutes that are ready to meet the challenges of 21st century higher education. Several innovative, cross-disciplinary programs represent academic approaches required for success in the “new real world.” Endowment funding for academic programming will ensure the College’s competitiveness and attract students and faculty.
|Type of Fund||Minimal Investment||Program Support|
|Honors Program||$10,000,000||Support students in advanced courses and independent research.|
|Study Abroad Program||$5,000,000||Support students in better understanding our diverse & changing world.|
|Speech, Language & Hearing Clinic||$5,000,000||Support students in hands-on education and community support.|
|Business Analytics Institute||$2,500,000||Support students' training in the field of data analytics.|
|Institute for Thomas Paine Studies||$2,000,000||Support students and faculty in the colloquy about the life of Thomas Paine.|
|Mission & Ministry||$1,000,000||Support students in the mission of service, justice and spirituality.|
|Center for Health Care Analytics||$1,000,000||Support students and faculty in this multi-disciplinary program.|
|Center for Financial Market Studies||$1,000,000||Support students and faculty in understanding and research of financial markets.|
|Sports & Entertainment Management Center||$1,000,000||Support students in learning best practices of media, marketing and management industry.|
|Cyber Security Program||$1,000,000||Support students in preparing for national and international jobs.|
Endowed programs can support a breadth of different academic areas. Iona’s academic support program is not limited to the above suggestions. Gifts may be made over a five-year period. Gifts of any size are welcome and may be directed to any of the College’s existing endowed funds including the general endowment fund for academic programs.