Duke Donors Give $517 Million to Further University Priorities
More than 108,000 donors gave $517 million in gifts to Duke University during the last fiscal year, supporting priorities ranging from financial aid to research. Areas that received significant new commitments in 2017-18 included interdisciplinary education and research. Among those new commitments was a $1.5 million gift from former Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers and his wife, M.A. Rogers, to launch a project focused on accelerating the deployment of sustainable energy and empowering the world through expanded energy access.