UT Dallas President David E. Daniel (right) chats with Campaign Council Co-Chair James Huffines and his wife, Patty. Huffines is president of PlainsCapital Corp.
Business leader Bill Booziotis, member of the Campaign Council and Center for
Vital Longevity Advisory Council, and Barbara Sypult, president of A.W.A.R.E.
Student Lauren Marek attended the festivities.
President David E. Daniel and UT Dallas Development Board Life Member Patti
Henry Pinch spoke during the lunch-time campaign kickoff event.
Senior biology major Samantha Gedelian attended a campaign launch event with several other students.
(From left) David and Sara Martineau, UT Dallas supporters, chat with Dallas
business leader Jim Francis, who serves on BrainHealth's Advisory Board.
About 750 students, staffers, professors, supporters and community members attended a campaign kickoff lunch March 29.
Student ambassadors helped with both the day and evening campaign launch
Walter Voit, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and former UT Dallas McDermott Scholar, spoke to the evening group using props from his research.
Texas Instruments Chief Citizenship Officer Trisha Cunningham and UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa at the evening event.
Dr. Dennis Kratz, dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, met with
supporters at a campaign launch event.
Connie and Ted Dornseifer with Prisha Gaddam, who is interning this summer with Naveen Jindal, for whom the management school is named.
Erin Dougherty, senior director of alumni relations and annual giving, with her UT Dallas-clad daughter, Anika.
President David E. Daniel plays a game in Chess Plaza with the assistance of
chess team member Eric Hansen.
An evening reception and dinner celebrated the launch of the Realize the Vision campaign.
Richardson City Manager Bill Keffler and former State Rep. Jerry Madden
attended the evening campaign launch event.
UT System Regent Printice Gary spoke with Ron Nash, Campaign Council
co-chair and business leader.
Dr. Tom Campbell, executive director of the Callier Center for Communication Disorders, attends a reception for guests of the campaign launch event.
Graduate MBA student Jairam Prakash said, "I'm glad the University is
planning ahead and that we have a vision to get to Tier One."
The Realize the Vision campaign sets a $200 million goal. More than $110 million
has already been given, a figure revealed at a campaign event.