University of Cincinnati raises more than $1 billion through campaign

CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati announced the school has raised more than $1 billion during a recent fundraising campaign.

"Proudly Cincinnati" is UC's most ambitious campaign in history. The goal was to raise at least $1 billion by the start of the year and so far the campaign efforts total  $1,004,958,610.

About 91,000 corporate and individual donors contributed to the campaign as of December 2012 with a goal of 100,000 donors by June 2013, according to the university's website.

The university credits "Proudly Cincinnati" with the addition of facilities that are designed by signature architects and increased support for the research done on campus.

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