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~ r " . V - 1. , ,< V*\ '~ V r F ~ f T #**1 __i L wr , j_ gf, _; . - _ _ ..,. A . * - n . . . {. . e *. _, . A e . . -*= - J. -" r . . , _ Y ; ea : x > I ; A ; i f tx t T ~ " V=,V . . ' 1 .2 f .. `. - * i I A` ' . i ` - ` _ ` I . A T s P Q; r . Singletary Chair to Advance Wmens Health Research I The Gloria W. Singletary Chair in Womens Health O Research has been established as the first endowment UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY of the UK Womens Health Center. The fund honors Gloria Singletary, former first lady of UK and a cham D7'6f77Z C/96ZU7'Zg Succeed pion of womens health issues. Singletary made the cornerstone donation that began the fundraising efforts for the UK Womens Health Center in 2000. The endowment effort began as a mission to estab- __ __ lish a professorship in womens health research and __ provide funding for vital studies. The first recipient of ,~ , \ the endowed chair is Dr. Leslie Crofford, drawn to UK YHELQ *,,5 from the University of Michigan, who serves as the M __ " ' ____ _ 9* director of the Center for the Advancement of ji.-`Q gugqsmg _ _ f Women`s Health and as a faculty associate of the I li " `, II Center for Research on Violence Against Women. _ f " Private donations and matching funds from the jg if! state`s Research Challenge Trust Fund enabled contri . gre. A- butions by friends of Singletary, as well as members of ll ' E L L L .-e _ rfb}; ff the Womens Health Advisory Council, to quickly reach gg?}-\ .. gi ir L endowed chair status. , r - - ` Gloria Singletary has always had an interest in the health of women in the Commonwealth. Her vision is for treatment and facilities to be available so that all Kentucky women may have their health care needs Namlng Opportunltles me- Available for Main Building The rand o enin of the newl renovated Main capltal campalgn phase Builging wag in Ogtober, but thyere are still naming ' opportunities available for those interested in sup- Nearlng Goal porting the restoration of the universitys oldest Generous contributions to the Dream Challenge campus landmark. Succeed campaign over the past several months have The $17.35 million, stateofthe-art facility contains resulted in a total of $757 million in gifts and pledges. 43,243 square feet. The renovation increased the "lt is encouraging to see how supporters of UK have buildings square footage by 12,543 feet. The building generated such momentum in such a short time," notes houses the Visitors Center, two "smart" classrooms, a D. Michael Richey. associate vice president for develop- public room, and offices for the president, provost, ment. and other administrative officials. I Progress made in the $1 billion campaign is exciting; Tours of the building are available, and you can l however. support of alumni and friends of the univer learn more about the Main Building online at http:// ` sity must continue if we are to successfully achieve our 025_main_b1dg_facts.htm. goals. There are still many dreams that can only be Naming a room is a wonderful way to honor or fulfilled through private funding.The state`s Research memorialize an individual or group and also support Challenge Trust Fund. which matches money for private the university. For more information, contact the contributions. can increase the impact of your gift. Office of Development at 8592573912 or 1-800-875- Q Please help realize UK's dreams! 6272. I 6 KENTUCKY Atuwrru