Inspirational Gift Invests in UW Faculty

Philanthropists John ’55 and Tashia ’55 Morgridge have announced a landmark gift of $100 million, continuing their long history of investing in the future of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This gift will be devoted to funding faculty, and providing a one-to-one match for endowed chairs and professorships.

Previously, the Morgridges have spearheaded building projects and programs on campus including the renovation of the School of Education building and the genesis of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery via the Morgridge Institute for Research. Read more about this gift at