Terry Francona has committed $1 million to the Arizona baseball program for the baseball capital projects fund, which will include an indoor hitting facility that will be named the Terry Francona Hitting Facility.
The Ronald W. Marx Community Engagement and Outreach Endowment Fund which will enable future education deans to address important priorities.
Chief Investment Officer magazine has named Craig Barker a winner in its 2016 Industry Innovation Awards, which recognize excellence in institutional investing.
Arizona NOW, originally planned as an eight-year effort, included gifts of all sizes from more than 100,000 donors. A commitment of $2.5 million from entrepreneur Peter Salter and his wife, Nancy, pushed the campaign across the finish line.
The fiscal year ended with 97 percent of Arizona NOW's $1.5 billion campaign goal met.