Santa Clara University launches its biggest fundraising campaign, targets $1B goal

Jan 20, 2019 | Silicon Valley Business Journal

Four people key to Santa Clara University’s $1 billion fundraising campaign (from L-R), John A. Sobrato; SCU President Michael Engh; Jeff Miller, president and CEO of JAMM Ventures; and James Lyons, vice president of university relations. Sobrato and Miller are co-chairs of the fundraising campaign.

Santa Clara University wants to join the billion-dollar club. The private, Jesuit university announced Saturday night that it’s launched the largest fundraising campaign of its 168 years.

“Our bold vision — this campaign, helps ensure Santa Clara will be strong and positioned for future generations,” James Lyons, Santa Clara’s vice president for university relations, told a black-tie crowd at the Fairmont Hotel for the university’s 53rd annual Golden Circle Theatre Party.

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