Forward Thinking Campaign | Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University

Forward Thinking Campaign

The Weatherhead School of Management is committed to raising $65 million as part of the University-wide Forward Thinking Campaign goal of $1.5 billion. Nearly $54 million of Weatherhead’s goal has already been raised to date.

How has Weatherhead made an impression on you?
How would you like to make an impression on Weatherhead?

The Forward Thinking Campaign offers opportunities to pair your passions with our greatest needs.

Your investment in Weatherhead:

  • removes the burden of educational debt for future students
  • supports faculty research
  • boosts new program development
  • spurs the growth of transformational ideas for the advancement of business and society
  • enhances the technological resources and classroom spaces of our world-class educational facilities

Campaign Goals

  • Institutes ($10 million) and Centers ($2 million)

    Help launch institutes and centers in these areas:

    • Design & Innovation
    • Enterprise Management
    • Practitioner Research through the Doctorate of Management
    • Global Programs
  • Scholarship ($50 million)

    Increased scholarship funds will allow us to compete for the highest caliber domestic students.

    • Named fellowships that underscore our mission to develop transformational ideas and outstanding leaders for the advancement of business and society
  • Programs/Curriculum

    Ensure cutting-edge curriculum and learning opportunities for all members of our community:

    • New degrees in healthcare management and business analytics
    • New degree in undergraduate leadership
    • New designs for curriculum
    • Speaker Series
    • Business plan competitions
    • Family business resources
    • Global Forum, AIM2Flourish, and Business as an Agent of World Benefit
    • Research
  • Capital Improvements

    • Create Design Studio in the Peter B. Lewis building (estimated cost $1.25 million)
    • Capital investment in technology for distance learning, iPads, wiring and projection within Design Studio
    • Naming Opportunities for existing spaces
  • Faculty

    Named endowed chairs for all departments:

    • Vice Dean ($3 million)
    • Design & Innovation ($2 million)
    • Finance/Global Management ($2 million)
    • Operations ($2 million)
    • Organizational Behavior ($2 million)