An Artful Way to Show What Gifts Achieve

An Artful Way to Show What Gifts Achieve 1

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Emory University used a display of chairs to signify faculty positions that donors supported in a capital campaign.

Playful signs of a successful $1.7-billion campaign are everywhere on the Emory University campus: Twenty-nine chairs are suspended in midair in the university’s student center, representing the endowed professorships that donors have supported.

At the center of the business school’s main spiral staircase stands a tower of 100 graduation caps, signifying the $225-million raised for scholarships.

Arranged on a table in the lobby of the library are 24 books with