UM Chancellor Emeritus Robert Khayat (left) talks with some of the guests he hosted in his home recently to promote the Celebrating the Arts campaign to boost the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts endowment. President of the Ford Foundation Cheryle Sims (seated, center) presented a $75,000 check for the endowment during the event. Photo by Kirsten Faulkner/UM Development