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Pulliam Gift for DePauw's Media Center Noted in Star Article

October 4, 2007

media center.jpgOctober 4, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The 2000 gift of $5 million by the Pulliam family to DePauw University, "which named its media building the Eugene S. Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media," is noted in today's Indianapolis Star. The Pulliam gift is cited in a sidebar to a story which examines the recent announcement that St. Vincent Children's Hospital is now named the Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent.

"The names of Ruth Lilly, Christel DeHaan, the Simons and Eugene and Marilyn Glick grace hospital units, university divisions and museums in Indiana because of the money they gave," writes Daniel Lee. "The children's hospital appears to carry the name of the Indianapolis Colts quarterback because of the money he might help attract. St. Vincent has said only that Manning and his wife, Ashley, made an unspecified donation, but the couple requested that the nature of the gift remain private."

Access the complete article at the Star's Web site.

Also available are a March 2000 story on the Pulliam Gift, as well as a summary of Peyton Manning's October 26, 2004 Ubben Lecture at DePauw.

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