Nazarian Gift

About the David Nazarian Gift

On March 26, California State University, Northridge’s College of Business and Economics proudly announced that Mr. David Nazarian ’82 has pledged to help lead a $25 million fundraising drive and launched that effort with a $10 million cash gift. In recognition of his gift and pledge of continued support, CSUN has named its college of business the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics.

This gift for current and future generations of CSUN students will enable the university to be a leader in delivering world-class business education to students throughout Southern California.

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The gift and fundraising initiative for the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics will have a positive impact on every program, resulting in national and international recognition.

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Fundraising Initiative

CSUN launched its fundraising initiative following David Nazarian’s $10 million cash gift.

The initiative to secure $15 million or more in private philanthropy support from individual donors, foundations and corporations aims to fully fund the implementation of CSUN’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics strategic plan, meeting the demand for high-quality business education and workforce development for our region.

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News Release

CSUN Announces Naming of the David Nazarian College Of Business And Economics
David Nazarian Leads $25 Million Fundraising Drive with Transformational Gift to CSUN College of Business

(NORTHRIDGE, Calif., March 26, 2014) — The California State University Board of Trustees has announced the approval of California State University, Northridge naming its college of business the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics in recognition of Nazarian’s commitment to lead a $25 million fundraising drive for his alma mater. Nazarian ’82 has personally committed a $10 million cash gift to CSUN. Read More News about the Gift.

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