UCLA is a university with unlimited potential. Its prominence as a leader in research, teaching and service is constrained only by access to the resources required to fuel such an expansive and innovative enterprise in an increasingly competitive environment.
In the 21st century, UCLA’s challenge will be not just
to preserve its stature but to grow strategically, maintain both
excellence and access, and provide outstanding faculty and student
scholars with the tools required to create and share knowledge with
Through the Ensuring Academic Excellence Initiative, our friends
are investing in UCLA’s future by establishing 100 new endowed
chairs and securing at least $150 million in scholarships and fellowships.
These pages contain stories that describe the importance of the
initiative and the ways in which it will transform the University.
Thank you for all you do in support of UCLA.