Indiana University broke a record, reaching $1 billion in research and donation funding this year.
The IU Board of Trustees met Friday in downtown Evansville.
IU President Michael McRobbie announced the milestone figures.
McRobbie said non-government grants increased 21% over last year.
Private donations passed $347 million.
McRobbie said the money proves IU is a powerhouse in research.
IU leadership helped cut the ribbon on the new Stone Family Center for Health Sciences on Thursday.
The multi-million-dollar medical school has students from IU, the University of Evansville, and the University of Southern Indiana.
(This story was originally published August 10, 2018)