||MICHAEL D. EISNER, chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company, chaired the USC School of Public Administrations 15th annual Ides of March Dinner on April 23 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
The dinner, which honored former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley, raised $522,550. Proceeds from the event support scholarships for USC students studying public administration, public policy and health policy and management.
Bradley was given the schools Julius award for outstanding achievement in public service by university provost Lloyd Armstrong Jr. Entertainment for the evening was provided by Walt Disney Studios.
USC trustee Stanley Gold, president and CEO of Shamrock Holding, was the dinner co-chair.
Architecture Deans Chair Honors Harry and Della MacDonald
To honor a long history of giving, the USC School of Architecture has established the Harry and Della MacDonald Deans Chair in Architec-ture. The endowed chair constitutes the schools first and will help ensure that a highly qualified dean stands at the schools helm in perpetuity.
The MacDonalds have contributed nearly $4 million over the past 10 years to USC and the School of Architecture. Harry MacDonald is a 1944 graduate of the school. In 1986, he retired as head of Harry T. MacDonald and Associates architecture firm.
Longtime Presidential Associates, the MacDonalds, in addition to their contributions to the School of Architecture, have supported the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital, the University Libraries and the Peace Studies Program in the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.