With the Bank of America Charitable Foundation $1 million gift, private support for the project received to date is $44 million. Other contributors include The RGK Foundation of Austin and the Topfer Family Foundation of Austin.
"We are thrilled with this commitment to children and their parents because it further demonstrates our shared vision to ensure the availability of world-class health care, research and education right here in Austin," said Susan Dell, co-founder and chairman of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation.
About The University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin is one of the nation's leading public research universities. The faculty at the university is composed of outstanding scholars in a wide range of disciplines, including hundreds of members of prestigious academic and scientific organizations. The university has one of the largest single-campus enrollments in the nation, including students from all 254 counties within Texas, all 50 states and more than 100 foreign countries. Colleges and schools include Architecture, the McCombs School of Business, Communication, Continuing Education Division, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Jackson School of Geosciences, Graduate Studies, School of Information, School of Law, LBJ School of Public Affairs, Liberal Arts, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, and interdisciplinary units.
About The University of Texas System
Serving the educational and health care needs of Texans for more than
125 years, the UT System is one of the nation's largest higher education
systems with 15 campuses - including nine academic and six health
institutions - and has an annual operating budget of $10.7 billion (FY
2008) including $2.3 billion in research funded by feder
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