DePauw University Receives $5M Gift Towards Athletic Facilities

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DePauw University is gaining ground on its newest undertaking by the board of trustees through a $5 million alumni gift.

President Brian W. Casey announced Monday the University has received the first major gift toward the University's comprehensive athletics and recreation master plan, which was approved Friday by the Board of Trustees.

The gift was made by M. Scott and Kimberlee A. Welch and will provide for the construction of the M. Scott and Kimberlee A. Welch Fitness Center.

The master plan approved by the board puts forth a series of phased improvements to the Lilly Center and athletic fields.

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