The gift from Ralph Collins Walter, a Los Angeles-based investment analyst and economist, qualifies for the university's bicentennial campaign match and will bolster opportunities for faculty and students alike.
Ask Hannah Thomas why she loves IU, and she'll tell you her love for the university is a family legacy that spans decades. Her father attended IU as a Groups Scholar, and her older sister was a student athlete here. But it is her grandmother’s journey here and her continued commitment that really engrained Thomas’ love for IU.
Franklin Hall’s stately exterior lends gravitas to the Old Crescent, which is full of historic limestone buildings, but inside the newly refurbished building is a wealth of technology, modern classrooms and fresh spaces aimed at helping students get the most out of their time at IU.