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UMSL sets new record for fundraising

Thursday, July 31, 2014 | 7:45 a.m. CDT; updated 9:28 a.m. CDT, Thursday, July 31, 2014

ST. LOUIS — The University of Missouri-St. Louis has set a new fundraising record.

Chancellor Thomas George said $31.2 million was raised during the 2013-14 fiscal year — $10 million better than the previous year's fundraising total. The donations helped create 70 new scholarships, contributed nearly $6 million for a new building for the business college and $2 million for the St. Louis Mercantile Library.

MU also set a fundraising record, bringing in $164.5 million for the fiscal year, topping the previous record of $160.5 million set in 2008.


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