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Armstrong pledges $1 millon for business school

C. Michael Armstrong, chairman and CEO of AT&T, announced a personal endowment of $1 million to the Richard T. Farmer School of Business during a visit to Miami last week.

"This endowment will create a chair at Miami to launch a new curriculum combining the business and technical skills the communications revolution demands," said Armstrong, a 1961 Miami alumnus.

Donald Dawley (decision sciences and management information systems) will head the national search committee. An appointment is expected by summer 2000.

"Armstrong is leading a technology revolution that will affect our lives significantly. His gift will firmly establish Miami University at the cutting edge of this revolution," said Dan Short (dean, school of business).

Date Published: 10/06/1999
Volume: 19   Number: 11

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