Notre Dame Engineering | December 1, 2020
A gift from Lyndy (ND ’85) and Patrick Toole, Jr. (ND ’84) will establish the Lyndy and Patrick Toole, Jr., Endowment for Excellence, providing support for Diversity and Equity in the College of Engineering.
The new fund will energize efforts to recruit underrepresented and women scholar-engineers to the College’s faculty as well to the student body on the undergraduate and graduate levels. These efforts will complement the work of the College’s Director of the Minority Engineering Program and the Director of Women in Engineering.
Diversity and equity at all levels are top priorities at the College, said Patricia J. Culligan, who joined Notre Dame on August 1 as the Matthew H. McCloskey Dean of the College of Engineering.
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