gets $1 million gift
Bradley Foundation supports school’s role in Milwaukee
Saying the Bradley Foundation “sees Marquette Law School as a fundamental component of Milwaukee’s future,” Michael Grebe, foundation president and CEO, announced a $1 million gift to jump-start fund raising for a new Law School building. The facility, which President Robert Wild, S.J., and Law Dean Joseph Kearney envision building on Tory Hill, directly south of Sensenbrenner Hall, will enable the Law School to continue pursuing its vision of becoming an intellectual commons for the study, discussion and debate of important public policy issues.
This is the largest gift of its kind made by the Bradley Foundation to a college or university. The foundation called a quality law school “key to the quality of justice for the entire community.” Shortly after the gift was announced, the university received word that alumni couple Raymond and Kathryn Eckstein, Law ’49 and Sp ’49, respectively, were presenting a gift of $51 million to Marquette, also in support of the Law School project. See full story here.