Posted October 6, 2021

$5 million gift will support the liberal arts at Temple

In honor of the generous gift, Anderson Hall will be renamed Leonard and Helena Mazur Hall

Leonard and Helena Mazur standing in the College of Liberal Arts
Photography By: 
Robert Carter
Leonard Mazur believes and the value of a liberal arts education and credits his undergraduate degree in psychology with his success.

Leonard Mazur, CLA '68, FOX '75, and his wife, Helena, have made a $5 million donation to support scholarships and professional development opportunities to students in the College of Liberal Arts.

In recognition of their transformational gift, Anderson Hall will soon become Leonard and Helena Mazur Hall.

The longtime pharmaceutical executive, who now serves as executive chairman of Citius Pharmaceuticals, credits his undergraduate psychology degree for giving him the necessary foundation to launch his career. 

"My liberal arts education was phenomenal in terms of teaching the skills needed to really succeed, no matter the job or field: analytical thinking, research, paper writing and so forth. It was a great experience," Mazur said.

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