Scholarships funds enable Duke Kunshan to focus on attracting the most talented students all around the world, emphasizing talent and accomplishment over the ability to pay. This will help create a vibrant campus with students bring their unique perspectives and talents. This dynamic community enriches the experience for everyone. Here, they will gain knowledge, skills, and connections they need to tackle global issues and transform lives.
Nothing is more fundamental to Duke Kunshan’s mission than attracting and retaining top faculty from China and around the world. Competing for faculty who meet world-class standards requires international salaries, benefits and research funds. A gift to establish or endow a professorship would enable Duke Kunshan to attract and support a faculty member who will carry the name of the donor in all professional dealings.
Duke Kunshan is committed to becoming a “center of gravity” for addressing pressing global problems. We push the limits of knowledge to develop new insights and understanding of the world. Students and faculty will have the opportunity to contribute to original research in areas of their interest and importance to China and the world. A naming gift for a center will enable Duke Kunshan to build a critical mass of faculty and staff who study, publish, and teach about key questions, as well as lead student research projects.
Student Life and Support
Art programs, athletic teams, and other experiences outside the classroom are an important feature of world-class universities, helping students become well-rounded and successful. A full spectrum of student-centric, highly personalized experiential learning, career development and advising structures will enable Duke Kunshan students to combine their academic and other experiences to discover and successful enter the career of their choice.