Fuel Wonder Capital Campaign

How will you Fuel Wonder?


The causes that matter to you matter to us at the University at Arizona. We’re pushing hard to learn, to help, to lead the way. And your support makes all the difference.

In the College of Science at the University of Arizona, wonder fuels everything we do. Join others in the Wildcat community to make a difference so students, faculty and staff can continue to pursue the spirit of wonder that defines our university.

College of Science Fuel Wonder Campaign Priorities

Endowed Chairs and Professorships

1. Double the number of endowed chairs and professorships

2. Establish a dean’s endowed chair

Scholarships & Programmatic Support for Student Success

1. Scholarship support for first-year students and transfer students (need- and merit-based, discipline specific)

2. Graduate student funding in support of diversity, equity, and inclusion goals

3. Last-mile retention funding for undergraduates

Career Center - Student Support

1. Fund student internships

2. Fund/endow a leadership development program

3. Fund career development programming for graduate students

Grow Computer and Data Science to Meet the Demands of Students and Industry

1. Research support for faculty growth in computer and data science

2. Student support in computer and data science

3. Support for large-scale data/computing efforts

Establish a $1M Endowment to Seed Research and Secure Funding for Large-Scale Research Projects

1. Secure an endowment for seed and pilot project grants that have potential for greater funding

2. Partner to raise funds for the Giant Magellan Telescope and other large-scale projects

Have questions about the Fuel Wonder Capital Campaign?
We would be happy to discuss opportunities with you.

Cheryl Tomoeda
Assistant Dean, Alumni and Development
College of Science
(520) 621-1787


Cheryl Tomoeda


Susan Kaleita
Director of Development
College of Science
(520) 621-1215

Susan Kaleita


Kathryn Richards
Associate Director of Development
College of Science
(520) 621-6797

Kathryn Richards