IUPUI Receives Gift For Chancellor Fund

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(Pictured from left to right: IMCU CEO Ron Collier, former IUPUI Vice Chancellor Robert Martin and IUPUI Chancellor Nasser Paydar. (Pictured from left to right: IMCU CEO Ron Collier, former IUPUI Vice Chancellor Robert Martin and IUPUI Chancellor Nasser Paydar.

Indianapolis-based Indiana Members Credit Union has donated $150,000 to IUPUI. The school says the gift is the largest in the 25 year history of the IUPUI Chancellor's Circle program.

Chancellor Nasser Paydar says "unrestricted gifts such as this are particularly valuable in that they allow campus leadership to respond quickly to a wide variety of opportunities and needs. I am especially pleased about this gift because the IMCU is such an important and longstanding part of the IUPUI community."

IUPUI says the fund supports "areas of direct need" such as: student success, community partnerships, capitalizing on unexpected opportunities and building the foundation for new initiatives.

IMCU was founded on the IUPUI campus in the mid-1950s. Chief Executive Officer Ron Collier says "as IMCU celebrates our 60th anniversary, we're looking back at all we've accomplished and looking forward to the future, a future in which our relationship with Chancellor Paydar and IUPUI will continue to flourish."

IUPUI says the gift is part of the $2.5 billion campaign called "For All: The Indiana University Bicentennial Campaign," which is set to wrap up in December 2019.

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