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What’s Behind a Major Gift for a More Integrative Residential College Experience?

Lord knows college is expensive nowadays. But the traditional residential model brings many benefits to the table, most notably, providing students with an immersive and integrative educational experience.

It’s precisely this kind of experience that University of Southern California (USC) Trustee David C. Bohnett hopes to cultivate with a $15 million pledge to endow and name a residential college at USC Village. The David C. Bohnett Residential College will focus on the principles of social justice and community service, and will form part of a thriving student community that “integrates living and learning” for up to 320 students as well as faculty-in-residence and student support staff.

Sounds cozy, doesn’t it?

The gift also will establish a leadership fund at the USC Price School of Public Policy supporting a fellowship in public policy with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, and endow a chair in social entrepreneurship at the USC Marshall School of Business.

Read the full article at Inside Philanthropy