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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU to Make Major Gift Announcement

March 11th, 2016

Story Contact: Nathan Hurst, 573-882-6217,

WHAT: An announcement regarding a major gift to the University of Missouri. This gift will support animal science research that will result in solutions for improving the food supply and improving the economics of the state and nation.

WHO: Speakers include:

  • Hank Foley, MU interim chancellor
  • Tom Hiles, MU vice chancellor for advancement
  • Tom Payne, dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Donor representative

WHEN: 11:30 a.m., Friday, March 11

WHERE: Jesse Rotunda, Jesse Hall, MU campus