Unrestricted annual support to the College of Arts and Science from parents, alumni and friends gives the dean flexibility to address the most critical needs and special opportunities in Arts and Science, such as
- funding scholarships and increasing financial aid to allow top students to attend Vanderbilt, regardless of their families’ financial situations,
- recruiting and retaining top faculty,
- allowing for the renovation and construction of classrooms and laboratories,
- funding curriculum enhancements for the addition of new majors and classes.