Dr. Jim & Mrs. Ann Goodnight

Dr. Jim & Mrs. Ann Goodnight

Dr. Jim Goodnight is founder and CEO of SAS, the world’s leading business intelligence software vendor. Ann Goodnight serves on the NC State Board of Trustees and is a former member of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. She is director of community relations at SAS. Both are NC State graduates.

Impact

Dr. Jim and Mrs. Ann Goodnight have focused much of their philanthropy on higher education, particularly at NC State University, helping to engineer the construction of SAS Hall, NC State’s mathematics and statistics building; funding numerous professorships; and establishing the Goodnight Scholars Program.