www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Wichita students among thousands testing state's testing servers -10/28/2014, 4:56 PM

Wichita airfares averaged $415 in second quarter, report says -10/28/2014, 4:56 PM

Man who died in Sedgwick County house fire has been identified -10/28/2014, 4:56 PM

Complaint filed with state, local officials over sales tax campaign -10/28/2014, 4:56 PM

Woman nearly hit by bullet -10/27/2014, 3:54 PM

Traffic stop leads to drug bust -10/27/2014, 4:55 PM

Police investigating series of garage burglaries -10/27/2014, 4:55 PM

Emprise Bank to expand to McPherson -10/27/2014, 4:55 PM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Nuns give $2.5 million to Newman University

Published on -3/5/2014, 10:46 AM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- The order of nuns who founded Newman University in Wichita has given $2.5 million to the university.

University officials announced the gift Tuesday from the Adorers of the Blood of Christ. University spokeswoman Kelly Snedden says the money will be used to fund science and health care initiatives, which includes a proposed new science building.

The Wichita Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/1cBxRn9 ) the order founded the university 80 years ago. It is the only university started by the order.

The Catholic school trains teachers, nurses, and graduates trained in technology, among other professionals. It has recently put a greater emphasis on science and health studies.

The money from the Adorers comes from the order's endowment and will be used over five years.

------

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

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos