July 3, 2013 - 2:48pm
Syracuse University athletics announced this week that Board of Trustees Chairman Dick Thompson has donated $1 million towards the department.

Syracuse University Board of Trustees Chairman Dick Thompson and his wife Jean announced a $1 million donation this week towards the university athletics department.

Thompson said the donation was made to help the university's athletics programs remain competitive as they enter the Atlantic Coast Conference, a move that became official July 1st.

October 1, 2010 - 4:16pm
Howard and Louise Phanstiel's donation is the second largest ever in school history.

After generating a campus buzz that culminated in a Friday afternoon party for 1,000 on the Quad, Syracuse University announced a $20 million donation that will create academic scholarhips for  middle class students.

The gift from SU alummus and trustee Howard Phanstiel and his wife, Louise, is the second largest donation the university has ever received from an individual, said Vice President of External Affairs Tom Walsh.

The scholarship, beginning in fall 2011, is open to all middle class students who engage in the community and demonstrate leadership.

July 21, 2010 - 11:14am
Children of alumni donate $15 million for a new law school building.

Building a new law school just became easier.

Three children of Syracuse University's College of Law alumni Robert Emmet Dineen (class of '24) and Carolyn Bareham Dineen (class of '32) pledged $15 million to SU for a new school in their parents' honor.