Three buildings named in recognition of prominent contributions to UMass Amherst
UMass Amherst saw an unprecedented year of gifts and recognition in the form of named buildings on campus, including:
- The Elaine Marieb College of Nursing, named for the late UMass Amherst nursing alumna and bestselling textbook author Elaine Nicpon Marieb. The university received a $21.5 million donation, the largest cash gift in UMass Amherst history, from the Elaine Nicpon Marieb Charitable Foundation in September. Learn more.
- The Robert and Donna Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences, named for Robert and Donna Manning, who in October allocated to CICS $18 million of their historic $50 million donation to the UMass System. Learn more.
- The Randolph W. Bromery Center for the Arts, in honor of Randolph W. Bromery, the university’s first Black chancellor. The Bromery Center’s 1,800-seat concert hall was also renamed in honor of Frederick C. Tillis, a celebrated composer, poet, music educator, and arts administrator at the university, who died in 2020. Learn more.