The Carey family has been a leader in education and philanthropy since the 19th century. In 1990, Wm. Polk Carey established the W. P. Carey Foundation to continue the tradition of transformative giving and ensure the Carey family’s impact for generations to come.
Martha Carey Thomas co-founded Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore. A decade later, she becomes president of Bryn Mawr College.
John S. Armstrong (grandfather of
Anne Galbraith Carey founded Gilman School in Baltimore
William Polk Carey Prize for Outstanding Economics Dissertation created at the University of Pennsylvania
Launch of Lawrence R. Klein Award for Bluechip Forecast Accuracy
W. P. Carey Foundation founded by
Penn Institute for Economic Research (PIER) established at the University of Pennsylvania.
W. P. Carey Program in Entrepreneurship and Management launched at Johns Hopkins University
Wm. Polk Carey serves as
W. P. Carey School of Business established at Arizona State University
Carey Business School established at The Johns Hopkins University
W. P. Carey Foundation pledges
Wm. Polk Carey Pre-Business Program launched at Sewanee: The University of the South
Carey Stadium named at Germantown Academy in Pennsylvania
W. P. Carey Emergency Unit opens at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Francis King Carey School of Law established at University of Maryland
W. P. Carey Foundation mourns the loss of its founder,
W. P. Carey Foundation honored as Maryland Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation of the Year by AFP
Dedication of the W. P. Carey Emergency Unit at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Francis J. and Wm. Polk Carey JD/MBA Program at the Law School and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania endowed
W. P. Carey Foundation Mobile Stroke Treatment Units launched with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
W. P. Carey Lower School Building named at Calvert School in Baltimore
Francis J. Carey Lectures and