- Associated Press - Thursday, November 5, 2015

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Newman University in Wichita has received a $1 million grant for the university’s science and health science programs.

The Wichita Eagle reports (https://bit.ly/1LSpdUF ) the gift is from the Dwane L. and Velma Lunt Wallace Charitable Foundation.

Newman President Noreen Carrocci says the donation will go toward helping students in the science, nursing and allied health fields.

Dwane Wallace led the Cessna Aircraft Co. from 1934 through 1975. The Wallaces established their foundation in 1989 to support programs and organizations in Wichita.

Newman, a Catholic University founded in 1933, has an enrollment of about 2,700 students.


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

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