- Associated Press - Friday, October 3, 2014

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita State University has received a $2.5 million donation to create a key leadership position in the school’s College of Engineering.

The Wichita Eagle (https://bit.ly/1rQpfDY ) reports University President John Bardo announced on Thursday the Sam Bloomfield Chair in Innovation Engineering, which he says will have an astounding impact on the school.

Royce Bowden, dean of the College of Engineering, says the person placed into the position will be an “engineering mind of the highest caliber.”

The university says Sam Bloomfield was an aeronautical engineer and president of Wichita-based Swallow Airplane Company from 1934 to 1956.


Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, https://www.kansas.com

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