A benefactor’s unparalleled contribution will transform one of Binghamton University’s athletic facilities into a first-of-its-kind in these parts.
The anonymous donor family will fund a $60 million project — largest donation in BU history — to enhance the baseball complex, making it a state-of-the-art facility featuring extraordinary amenities to go with a new grandstand structure built around the existing field footprint.
“This gift will help put Binghamton University into the upper echelons of Division I schools,” said university president Harvey Stenger. “This unprecedented gift perfectly matches donor passion and the strategic needs for the campus, and it is my hope that it will inspire others to give back to the area of campus that they are most passionate about.”
In 2016, an anonymous donor provided $2.2 million to upgrade the baseball field with synthetic turf and lighting.
The upcoming project will construct an 84,000-square-foot facility that will include…