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NYU Momentum Campaign

In October 2013, NYU launched the Momentum Campaign for Scholarships. Our ambitious goal is to raise by 2017 $1 billion exclusively dedicated to generating scholarships. Your partnership and participation is vitally important to help us meet this goal. New York University stands ready to educate the leaders of the future. Your generosity will enable us to bring more of the world’s most talented young minds to the Washington Square campus and across our global network. Learn more at

Who was Albert Gallatin?

Albert Gallatin, Funder of NYU

The Consulate General of Switzerland in New York invites you to meet Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin (January 29, 1761 - August 12, 1849), Swiss-American ethnologist, linguist, politician, diplomat, congressman, and the longest-serving United States Secretary of the Treasury - and founder of New York University.