publication date: Feb. 2, 2018
In Brief Mays Family Foundation makes legacy gift of $30 million to UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center
The Mays Family Foundation is increasing its legacy gift supporting the UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center to $30 million.
The $25 million contribution builds on the Mays Family Foundation’s earlier gift of $5 million in 2015 that established the Mays Family Foundation Distinguished University Presidential Chair for the Director of the Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio. The Cancer Center formerly was called the Cancer Therapy & Research Center.
The UT System Board of Regents authorized naming the UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center as the Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio.
The combined contributions from the Mays Family Foundation will provide a substantial endowment to perpetually support the director of the Mays Cancer Center and to establish up to 10 new permanent distinguished endowed chairs to support key faculty recruitment and retention. The gift also will establish the Mays Cancer Center Excellence Endowment to support top priorities for future success and long-term sustainability for generations to come.
Peggy and Lowry Mays and their family have been key supporters of the Cancer Center since the early years. Peggy Mays, a former member of the Board of Governors of the Cancer Center, founded the … Continue reading Mays Family Foundation makes legacy gift of $30 million to UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center
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