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With Alfond financial gift, UNE to move medical college to Portland campus

A substantial financial gift from the Harold Alfond Foundation will see the University of New England’s College of Osteopathic Medicine move to the Portland campus, and the development of new  programs at the Biddeford campus, UNE officials announced Friday. Brianna Soukup Photo/Portland Press Herald

BIDDEFORD — A substantial gift to the University of New England from the Harold Alfond Foundation will support relocation of the College of Osteopathic Medicine to the Portland campus.

The move will open space to bring new programs to the Biddeford campus and expand existing ones, UNE officials say.

The Harold Alfond Foundation announced that the University of New England is one of eight Maine educational institutions to benefit from a $500 million investment made to confront the state’s long-term economic challenges. Details about UNE’s share of the investment will be outlined with other details at a news conference set for 10 a.m. Tuesday, which may

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Miami grad gives $20M gift for new campus building

A new building is coming to Miami University’s Oxford campus courtesy of one of the largest financial donations in the school’s history.



a group of people standing in front of a building: Miami University officials announced Monday a $20 million donation from a 1981-graduate and now business executive will create a new building on the Oxford campus by 2023. The Richard M. McVey Data Science Building will be named in the donor's honor. (Provided PhotoJournal-News)


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Miami University officials announced Monday a $20 million donation from a 1981-graduate and now business executive will create a new building on the Oxford campus by 2023. The Richard M. McVey Data Science Building will be named in the donor’s honor. (Provided PhotoJournal-News)

Miami officials announced a $20 million gift from a graduate now high-profile business executive to build a data science building scheduled to open in 2023.

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The $20 million gift from Rick McVey – a 1981 Miami graduate – will lead to the creation of the Richard M. McVey Data Science Building in his honor.

The 85,000-square foot building, which will begin construction next year, will be located along Tallawanda(CQ) Road on the Oxford campus near Withrow Hall

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