H. Fisk Johnson and SC Johnson are gifting $150 million for the Cornell University College of Business, which is the new amalgamation of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the School of Hotel Administration, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. This is the largest single gift to Cornell’s Ithaca campus as well as the second largest gift to name a U.S. business school. It also clearly cements the long history between Cornell and the Johnson family.
Interim President Hunter R. Rawlings III stated, “This generous gift will transform business education at Cornell, providing significant and ongoing support for the faculty, students and programs of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. The benefits and opportunities for students are exciting, the support for faculty at the three component schools is crucial, and the incentives for other donors are inspiring.”