Covering the full range of the liberal arts and sciences, defined by their high standards and devotion to exploring the latest ideas, our academic departments engage students in the value of deep inquiry, broad understanding and learning put into action.
To strengthen the university’s reputation as an academic leader, we must invest in endowed funds that support student and faculty research, enhanced library resources, curricular development, continuing faculty education, research equipment and other activities critical to the work of every department.
An endowed fund supports curriculum and faculty development, student and faculty research, enhanced library resources, conferences, and continuing education, equipment and other activities within a department.
- Goal: $10,000,000
This endowed fund is dedicated to provides support for ongoing teaching innovation that will provide important seed money to keep Furman at the forefront of higher education.
- Goal: $1,000,000
The Faculty Development Center engages, supports and empowers Furman’s academic community as a collaborative hub of holistic professional growth. The endowed center will empower all faculty to identify opportunities to improve student learning, investigate and employ appropriate strategies and techniques, evaluate outcomes, and share experiences to create environments in which all students learn and thrive.
- Goal: $5,000,000