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The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering in the College at Texas A&M was established in 1887. With nine specialty areas and two degree programs, the department has a tradition of excellence with remarkable faculty and highly recruited graduates. The program has 725 undergraduate students and more than 380 graduate students and is ranked eighth in both undergraduate and graduate programs among public institutions, according to U.S. News & World Report.

The mission of the department is to prepare graduates to become professional engineers and leaders in the civil engineering industry by providing them with a top-tier education. The department aims to introduce fundamental scientific engineering principles while using the latest technology to solve real-world problems.

The Opportunity

Contributions from former students and industry leaders provide essential funding for the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering’s pursuit of excellence in education. These gifts create scholarships, advance faculty endeavors, enhance student programs and fund new facilities. The result is more Aggies making their mark on the world in productive and inventive ways.

Funding Priorities

  • Department Head Chair: $5,000,000
  • Professorship: $1,000,000
  • Career Development Professorship: $500,000
  • Graduate Fellowship: $500,000
  • Faculty Fellowship: $250,000
  • Student Activites Fund: $100,000
  • Undergraduate Scholarships: Starting at $25,000
  • Department Excellence Fund: Starting at $25,000

Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in creating a legacy with the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University. Become a Civil Engineering Partner today and join the greater Aggie family in recognizing the excellence and potential of today's civil engineering students and faculty. The civil engineering director of development can work with you to determine the gift type and giving method that best suits your needs and desires.

Reagan Chessher
Director of Development

rchessher@txamfoundation.com
979.324.7404 (cell)