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Jacobs Gift Puts Medical School Campaign at $160M Out of $200M

Updated September 16, 2015

The $30 million gift from Jeremy Jacobs and family is a major step for the University at Buffalo's $200 million capital campaign, and puts the fundraising at $160 million. The money from the Jacobs family is unrestricted and can be spent whenever it is needed to support the overall project, said Michael E. Cain, MD, vice president for health sciences and medical school dean. $50 million of the total capital campaign will be used for construction of the new, state-of-the-art medical school and $150 of will be put towards recruitment for faculty and new programs.