SLC Announces Major Gifts

Sarah Lawrence College announced major gifts to the College to date in the current fiscal 1999-2000 year:

$5,000,000 from Monika A. Heimbold, alumna and Trustee, and Charles A. Heimbold, Chairman and CEO of Bristol-Myers Squibb, through the Heimbold Foundation toward the construction of a new Visual Arts Center.

$1,600,000 from an anonymous alumna and community activist to fund scholarships for high-need students to encourage diversity in the student body and for the service learning program.

$1,000,000 from an anonymous alumna toward the construction of a new Visual Arts Center.

$500,000 from Ruddick C. Lawrence, former Chairman of the Board of Trustees and college neighbor, to establish a discretionary fund in support of the undergraduate writing program.

$190,000 from Anne B. Rudman, alumna and Trustee, to establish an exchange program with the University of Havana in Havana, Cuba.