UNMC SAHP Campaign for Nebraska SummaryMarch 2015
The Campaign for Nebraska was the UNMC School of Allied Health Professions’ first opportunity to participate in a university-wide capital campaign. The School’s accomplishments include:
- Over $4,009,000 was raised.
- Six endowed faculty positions were created:
- Charles R. O’Malley Chair of Radiation Science Technology Education
- M. Patricia & James W. Leuschen Professorship for Advancing Research in the Allied Health Sciences
- Karen Linder Distinguished Professorship for Women’s Health
- Joseph C. Anderson & Darlene Anderson Distinguished Professorship of Imaging Sciences
- CQuence Distinguished Professorship for Innovation in Healthcare
- Clarence & Nelle Gilg Allied Health Professorship for Teaching Excellence & Innovation
These positions assist in recruiting, retaining & recognizing outstanding faculty.
- Numerous scholarships & planned gifts were established.
The School has received approval from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents and the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education to become UNMC’s sixth independent College as of 7.1.15.
UNMC allied health programs are expanding to the new Health Science Education Complex located at Kearney to better serve central and western Nebraska residents.
The School of Allied Health Professions’ Campaign Committee, a very dedicated group of volunteers, was one of the most active Campaign Committees within the NU system.
- Created broader recognition of the importance of the allied health professions in the delivery of healthcare.
- Increased financial support and advocacy from alumni, communities, companies and friends in Nebraska and across the country---from California to New York