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UMKC announces 2 new gifts totaling $1.25M

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Posted: Apr 16, 2012 12:01 PM
UMKC announces 2 new gifts totaling $1.25M

The University of Missouri-Kansas City has announced two new gifts totaling $1.25 million.

The gifts were announced during the recent groundbreaking for an $18 million expansion of the Miller Nichols Learning Center that will add 950 classroom seats.

One gift worth $1 million comes from the Miller Nichols Charitable Foundation. Another gift worth $250,000 was presented by Jeannette Nichols. The money will be used to renovate the third and fourth floors of the Miller Nichols Library.

In 2010, the Board of Curators approved a bond initiative that is funding the $18 million expansion project.