Thanks to the generosity of alumni, faculty, staff and friends, Bold Ambitions: The Campaign for Dalhousie exceeded its original $250 million goal—raising $280 million and becoming the largest fundraiser in Dalhousie's nearly 200-year history.

Ten Extraordinary Changes

  • $75 million for new scholarships

  • New School of Performing Arts, the only one of its kind east of Montreal

  • Innovative Student Learning Commons, providing a dynamic space for idea-sharing and critical debate

  • Newly named business school, joining the upper ranks of Canadian business schools

  • $100-million increase to the University's endowment

  • The country's first named law school, complete with one of the best scholarship programs in Canada

  • Canada's first College of Sustainability

  • New Chair in Health Law and Policy, recruited from Yale University

  • Only Chair in Occupational Medicine east of Toronto—just the third program of its kind in Canada

  • The Mark A. Hill Centre for students living with disabilities and new opportunities for those aspiring to rise above social barriers



Bold Ambitions Timeline

Follow along as we unveil the major moments of our campaign—updated daily.

Donor Roport

Bold Ambitions Donor Report

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we met and exceeded our campaign goal.