Campaign Co-chair Jeff Henley
Campaign Kick-off Celebration
Campaign Co-chair Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree
Washington DC Campaign Kick-off
Honorary Campaign Chair
...The Promise Continues
"Greetings! Thank you so much for your engagement in Phase II of the Campaign for the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Thanks to the extraordinary $50 million leadership gift from Campaign co-chair Jeff Henley and his wife, Judy, we were at two-thirds
of our $1 billion goal at the time of our May 2012 public launch and celebration in Santa Barbara."
"In the year since, we have hosted six more regional Campaign kickoffs - in
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orange County, New York,
San Diego, and Washington DC - and we are now three-quarters of the way to achieving our Campaign goal."
"More than ever during these challenging economic times, private philanthropy plays a critical role in helping us to advance the
educational, research, and service priorities of our campus. Our legacy is the promise of the highest standards of excellence,
opportunity, and innovation. The Campaign for the University California, Santa Barbara ensures that during our time and for all
future generations...The Promise Continues." (full text)
Henry T. Yang
The Campaign for the University of California, Santa Barbara Launch Gift
Oracle Chairman, Jeff Henley, a 1966 UC Santa Barbara alumnus with distinction, and his wife, Judy, honorary alum since 2009, have
committed $50 million to UC Santa Barbara for the Institute for Energy Efficiency and the College for Engineering. Their visionary
investment, the largest in the history of the University, launches and propels the campus toward the $1 billion goal for the campaign.
Jeff is the Campaign's Co-chair.
"This gift allows us to play an important role in supporting the priorities of the University and the College of Engineering, by
significantly advancing the sciences and the Institute for Energy Efficiency," Jeff Henley said. "We hope to create new opportunities
for research and discovery, and to support UC Santa Barbara's already strong commitment to preparing the next generation of scientists
Campaign Co-chair Jeff Henley
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"The philanthropic leadership of Jeff and Judy Henley is deeply inspiring;
we are thrilled by their vision and generosity, and excited about the
momentum their gift provides as we launch the next phase of our
billion-dollar Campaign for UC Santa Barbara," said Chancellor Henry T.
Yang. "Jeff and Judy have contributed to our university in countless ways
over the years, including the Henley Chair in Economics and the beautiful
Henley Gate that stands as the iconic entrance to our campus. We are
tremendously honored that this transformative $50 million gift for our
Institute for Energy Efficiency and our College of Engineering, the largest
gift in the history of our campus, will become part of the Henleys' living
legacy at UC Santa Barbara."