Interview with David Palmer: How U of T and generous donors raised $2.6 billion

David Palmer, who has led U of T’s fundraising and alumni relations efforts since 2007, was recently re-appointed for a fourth term as vice-president of advancement.

Posted on Jun 26, 2019

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U of T leads Canadian universities in QS World University Rankings

The University of Toronto ranked first in Canada and 29th out of more than 1,000 universities worldwide in the prestigious list—and 18th globally among public universities.

Posted on Jun 24, 2019

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$10-million gift from the Michael McCain Family to help reverse the growing burden of urologic disease in Canada

The new McCain Centre for Urological Innovation and Education will strengthen Toronto’s position as a world-class hub for urological research, education and patient care.

Posted on Jun 14, 2019

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Why Cindy Yip is giving back

Cindy Yip came to U of T from Hong Kong on a scholarship—an experience she treasured so much that she’s now contributing to scholarships for others.

Posted on May 28, 2019

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Supporting student parents: alumna Joyce Connolly pays it forward

Dr. Joyce Connolly made it through med school as a single parent, with key support from U of T’s Faculty of Medicine. Now, her generous gifts help other students in need fulfil their goals.

Posted on May 24, 2019

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$100-million gift from Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman will power Canadian Innovation and explore the intersection of technology and society

The new Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre will turbocharge the next wave of Canadian innovation, advancing how AI, biomedicine and other disruptive technologies can enrich lives.

Posted on Mar 25, 2019

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Boundless campaign exceeds expanded fundraising goal and creates lasting impact

More than 100,000 donors in 99 countries came together to raise $2.641 billion for the University of Toronto, an achievement that reflects our supporters’ shared belief in U of T’s ability to imagine a brighter future for our city, our country and our world.

Posted on Mar 19, 2019

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A special joint campaign message from President Meric Gertler and Vice‑President, Advancement David Palmer

The Boundless campaign channelled the immense power and talent of our global community to imagine a brighter future for our city, our country and our world.

Posted on Mar 19, 2019

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U of T launches new matching program to support entrepreneurs

The University of Toronto has created a new matching program to provide up to $5 million in funding to student entrepreneurs and U of T-based startups.

Posted on Mar 18, 2019

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Peter Mansbridge donates archives to U of T Libraries

Peter Mansbridge gifted 19 boxes of materials to U of T Libraries’ Media Commons – everything from press passes and speeches to photos and letters.

Posted on Mar 08, 2019

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