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Mizzou celebrates $1.5 million gift from legacy donor

Jim Pace, a direct descendant of the Pace family who donated to bring the University of Missouri to Columbia, created fund to bolster business practices at his alma mater

Sept. 20, 2019

In 1839 three brothers from the Pace family—John, Richard and Lineal—chose to support efforts to bring the University of Missouri to Columbia. They made financial contributions despite the fact they had no connections to higher education. Today, 180 years later, MU officials celebrate a $1.5 million gift from alumnus Jim Pace, a direct-descendant of the Paces.     Full Story
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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU to make major gift announcement

Sept. 20, 2019

WHAT: University of Missouri officials will announce a major gift to the University of Missouri. This gift will improve the university’s business operations. WHO: Alexander N. Cartwright, MU chancellor. Rhonda Gibler, vice chancellor for finance and chief financial officer. Tom Hiles, vice chancellor for advancement. Donor. WHEN & WHERE:   9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20 […]  Full Story

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