The donation from Ram and Meera Krishna will support the construction of an outpatient facility at the UA Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center/Dignity Health in Phoenix.
UA Kendrick Professor of Philosophy David Schmidtz has been honored with the 2014 Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award.
The gift will benefit the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom, which is part of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Total of $2.5 million from recent fundraising campaign is in addition to a $10 million commitment by James C. Wyant, the college's founding dean, two years ago.
It's the time for our students. It's the time for our faculty. And it's the time for the University of Arizona.