The University of Texas at Tyler University Advancement
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Gift commitments to name existing facilities may be made in the form of a pledge, payable over a period of up to five tax years. Gift commitments to name a proposed facility must be paid over three tax years. Under specific circumstances, it may be possible to fund and name a college, endowed chair or professorship, or scholarship fund for approximately 35- 40% of the listed amount by means of a gift of insurance. Please ask a development officer for more information about this plan.
POTENTIAL NAMING OPPORTUNITIES
~$2,750,000 Faculty and Alumni Center (PROPOSED)
This 7,800 square-foot building is part of the campus master plan. It would serve as a faculty center and a visitor’s center, and also likely house the University Advancement operations, including alumni. It would be located near the Main Entrance of the University. A donor must be found in order to build this structure.
Example: Mary and John Doe Faculty and Alumni Center
~$1,000,000 Student Outdoor Amphitheater (PROPOSED)
This proposed amphitheater would be built in the natural bowl of lawn expanse between the Cowan Center and the Braithwaite building (home of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences). While student groups would be the main users of the venue, summer concerts featuring professional groups could be held here, too.
Example: John and Mary Doe Amphitheater
~$10,000,000 Name a College
Subject to formal and prior approval by The University of Texas System, one of the five colleges at UT Tyler could be named for approximately $10 million.
- John and Mary Doe College of Arts and Sciences
- John and Mary Doe College of Business and Technology
- John and Mary Doe College of Education and Psychology
- John and Mary Doe College of Engineering and Computer Sciences
- John and Mary Doe College of Nursing and Health Sciences
~$8,000,000 University Center
In the past two years, this building has been renovated and expanded. The Center includes a food court, the student cafeteria, Subway, and Chick-Fil-A, a ballroom for meetings and conferences, a 400-seat auditorium, and student government offices.
Example: Mary and John Doe University Center
~$5,000,000 North Wing of the Ratliff Building
The Ratliff Building that houses the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences and elements of other academic programs consists of two wings. This is the front wing that is entered from the parking lot.
Example: Mary and John Doe North Wing
~$3,000,000 South Wing of the Ratliff Building
This wing houses, among other things, the Ratliff Library and the administrative suite of the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences.
Example: John and Mary Doe South Wing
~$2,500,000 Patriot Village (2 Buildings)
Located on campus, these two housing facilities are conveniently a few minutes' walk from UT Tyler classes, the library, student center and recreational facilities. Each student residence is designed especially with UT Tyler students in mind and offers first-class living arrangements.
Example: Mary and John Doe Patriot Village 1 and Patriot Village 2
~$1,500,000 Fine Arts Complex
The complex provides an additional 29,000 square-footage surrounding the existing art studio on the main campus. Features include a 120-seat lecture hall, 20-seat seminar room, seven studio classrooms and storage and office spaces for the UT Tyler Department of Art and Art History.
Example: Mary and John Doe Fine Arts Complex
~$1,500,000 Business Administration Building
The Business Administration Building house the Academic Computer Center, The College of Business & Technology and the College of Arts & Sciences.
Example: John and Mary Doe Business Administration Building
~$750,000 Women’s Softball Stadium
This is the other stadium at UT Tyler’s baseball complex and is where the Women’s Softball team plays. It is a little smaller than Irwin Field, the baseball stadium named for Bob Irwin and that is home for the Men’s Baseball team, but just as modern. Part of the funds here would be used to expand the number of seats.
Example: Mary and John Doe Field
~$750,000 University Center Ballroom/Multi-Use Conference Center
This new space for students and the community is a multi-use conference center.
Example: Mary and John Doe Ballroom
~$500,000 University Center Auditorium
This new, 380-seat auditorium for students is the largest expansion area in the University Center.
Example: John and Mary Doe Auditorium
~$500,000 University Center Metamorphosis Cafe
~$500,000 University Pool
~$250,000 University Center Food Court
~$250,000 Library Archives Suite
~$50,000 - $200,000 Terraces/Outdoor Decks
~$50,000 - $100,000 Music Studio/Rehersal Rooms (depending upon size)
~$75,000 Meditation Garden Braithwaite Building (College of Nursing and Health Sciences)
~$25,000 - $500,000 Laboratories (depending upon size)
~$25,000 - $250,000 Classrooms (depending upon size)
~$15,000 - $250,000 Office Space (depending upon size)
~$10,000 - $200,000 Conference Rooms (depending upon size)
GIFT COMMITMENTS TO NAME EXISTING FACILITIES MAY BE MADE IN THE FORM OF A PLEDGE, PAYABLE OVER A PERIOD OF UP TO FIVE TAX YEARS
GIFT COMMITMENTS TO NAME PROPOSED FACILITIES MAY BE MADE IN THE FORM OF A PLEDGE, PAYABLE OVER A PERIOD OF UP TO THREE TAX YEARS
The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75799