The Smith School's Great Expectations campaign goal is to
raise $100 million. Meeting this goal will allow us to support our
research, education and entrepreneurship initiatives.
is my dream that each student that graduates (this School) will be an ambitious
dreamer, a courageous risk taker and a principled, ethical leader who will work
to make this world a better place.”
- Robert H. Smith '50
1928 - 2009
The school was named the Robert H. Smith School of Business in 1998 in
recognition of a $15 million endowment gift from alumnus Robert H. Smith, former
co-chairman and co-chief executive officer of the Charles E. Smith Companies.
GIVING TO THE SMITH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
The Robert H. Smith School of Business depends on support from alumni and
friends to provide students with an excellent business management education. Our
success in the Great Expectations Campaign will allow us to continue the
tradition of providing students with a first-class educational opportunity at a
fraction of the cost. Funds generated in this campaign will provide resources to
fund scholarships and fellowships for deserving students, recruit and retain
world-renowned faculty, devoted to business education and support innovative
research. The Smith community thanks those who have invested in the future of
the Smith School!
The Gift Process
The process of making a gift is simple:
THANK YOU! It’s largely because of generous alumni and friends like you that
the Smith School can recruit and retain the world’s leading faculty experts,
provide scholarships and a first-tier business education to talented students,
and graduate the next generation of business leaders who serve their
organizations and communities.