Examining UM’s record-breaking $5.28 billion fundraising campaign

The University of Michigan says its Victors for Michigan fundraising campaign was the most successful of any public university, and the final numbers are in.

A couple months after announcing the campaign had reached the $5-billion mark, the university closed out the campaign at the end of 2018, with $5.28 billion raised over a seven-and-a-half year period.

From student support, to programs to the construction of new buildings, here’s a look at how the money will be spent and who helped raise the funds.