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35-Million-Dollar Gift To URI

The University of Rhode Island is the recipient of a 35-million-dollar gift from Tom Ryan, Class of '75 and the former president and CEO of CVS, and his wife Cathy Ryan. It's the largest private contribution in URI's history. It includes 24-million-dollars to expand research and teaching in neuroscience, ten-million-dollars for a scholars program to attract more high-performing students, and one-million-dollars for the men's and women's basketball programs. With the gift announced Monday, the Ryan's have now donated a total of 56-million-dollars to URI.



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