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2-11-14 Southwestern Receives Major Gift to Support the Business Department
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Business graduates from SWU  
Southwestern Adventist University’s president, Dr. Ken Shaw, is pleased to announce that the university is the recipient of a $2 million gift. The gift comes from the Adventist Health System and will provide the Business Department with the “Adventist Health System Endowed Chair of Business.” Earnings from this endowment will fund the chair’s position. The gift is the largest Southwestern has received.

“I deeply appreciate the commitment Adventist Health System has shown by this gift. This endowed gift will make a significant impact on our business department and on our campus,” says Shaw. “It will influence the lives of our students for years to come, and for that, we are profoundly grateful.”

Adventist Health System is a Seventh-day Adventist health care organization headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida. A national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, Adventist Health System's nearly 73,000 employees maintain a tradition of whole-person health by caring for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of every patient. With 45 hospital campuses in ten states, Adventist Health System facilities are united in the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.
 
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Southwestern Adventist University has offered Christian education since 1893. A liberal-arts university, the beautiful campus is located in Keene, Texas, about 20 minutes south of Fort Worth. Southwestern offers personable professors, 68 academic programs including business, nursing, and education, three masters programs, and many ways for students to get involved both on campus and abroad. With a student body that includes 20% international students and an average student/teacher ratio of 12:1, Southwestern offers a uniquely diverse and personal college experience. 
 
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