USD Gets $1M Gift for Math

U-T San Diego -- The University of San Diego will establish an endowed chair in applied mathematics thanks to a $1 million gift from the Pasadena-based Fletcher Jones Foundation.

The endowment will help the university in the increasingly competitive field of applied mathematics — especially when it comes to attracting top professors. The gift will also enhance USD’s applied mathematics offerings and help create opportunities for more students, officials said. (Full Story