contributions from alumni
and friends of the University of Detroit Mercy support The Fund
for UDM, strengthen the University’s outstanding scholarship
program, renovate facilities, and enhance academic programming.
All gifts – regardless of their size – help ensure
the continuing quality of a University of Detroit Mercy education.
Your gift supports the project of your choice. A gift to The Fund
for UDM provides the University with flexibility to use your contribution
for high priority activities. If you want to restrict your gift
to a specific college, school or program, please indicate your intent
when you make your contribution.
More information about
giving can be found on our University web site.
Father Albright Hall
A major renovation planned for the college is Father Albright Hall.
We have raised approximately half of the money needed to complete
this project; with support from alumni, we can reach our goal.
Gerard Albright, S.J., has been a professor of Biology at our University
since 1960. He is a dedicated professor who demanded much from his
students and challenged them to achieve their best. For many of
you, he served as an advisor and counselor as you planned your futures.
The College and the University would like to honor him appropriately
for over 40 years of distinguished and selfless service.
Father Albright has truly lived out the Jesuit mission through
scholarly teaching and careful advising of his students; their development
and well-being has always been one of his top priorities. He has
periodically chaired the Biology Department, serving a total of
15 years in that capacity. As he lived side-by-side with students
in the dorms for more than 23 years, Father Albright has always
been able to provide sound advice and perspective, selflessly sharing
his time and insight.
In honor of all that Father Albright has done for his students,
the College of Engineering & Science is planning the major renovation
of the Life Science lecture hall. The name of this hall where Father
has spent so much of his teaching career will soon be “Father
For more information on how to give to the Father Albright Hall
project, contact Marc Melamed, director of Development, College
of Engineering and Science, at 313-993-1510 or firstname.lastname@example.org.