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Carnegie Mellon Receives $35 M Gift from Tata Consulting Services

Carnegie Mellon University and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services and consultation organization, announced a $35 million gift from TCS to the university, marking a new era of partnerships between leaders in industry and academia. Representing the largest corporate gift to CMU and the largest gift from outside the U.S., this donation will fund a new facility, the Tata Consultancy Services Building, which will support education and cutting-edge research by CMU faculty and students. The gift also will endow Presidential Fellowships and Scholarships, increasing access to a CMU education for outstanding students. In this way, TCS, which has been at the forefront of national and grassroots campaigns to encourage science, technology, engineering and math education, will help equip Carnegie Mellon undergraduate and graduate students with the knowledge they need for future careers. This ground-breaking collaboration with a multinational company headquartered outside the U.S. marks a new chapter in the region, joining a rich ecosystem of entrepreneurship supported. Read more