- Associated Press - Friday, January 25, 2019

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - Briar Cliff University in Sioux City has announced a $2 million gift from the Sisters of St. Francis.

The money will be used to establish an endowed chair in theology and support Briar Cliff in the recruitment and retention of faculty.

The private college was founded in 1929 by a Roman Catholic Franciscan nun from the order in Dubuque.

Briar Cliff’s current enrollment is around 1,200 students.

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