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Naming Donors

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William Isaac (MU '66)

Bill served as a board member and chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) under two U.S. Presidential administrations.  He provided firm, steady and honorable leadership during the banking and savings and loans crises of the 1980s. He continues to carry influence through his testimony before Congress and as an author, media contributor, financial industry consultant and former chairman of Fifth Third Bancorp.

Michael Oxley (MU '66)

Mike represented the state of Ohio and his country with honor in the U.S. House of Representatives (OH-4th District) for 25 years. As chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, he demonstrated vision, leadership and unwavering integrity at a time when technology was reshaping the business world and scandal threatened free market foundations. He is perhaps most well-known for his co-sponsorship of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 that was issued to enhance corporate responsibility in the wake of several major financial scandals in the early 2000s.

F.G. "Buck" Rodgers (MU '48)

Buck was among those in the forefront of making IBM the technology giant it is today. He began with the firm in 1950 as a sales trainee and progressed to president of U.S. operations and, eventually, to vice president of sales and marketing. Mr. Rodgers obtained honorary doctorate degrees from four institutions - Miami University, Mt. Union, Hartwick, and St. Thomas Aquinas College, signifying his appreciation of continuous education. Renowned within the business world as a motivator, articulator of ideas, and practitioner of excellence, USA Today cited him as one of America's five most requested speakers.