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W.M. Keck Foundation gives USC $110 million

unding members of the Board of Overseers will include Sample, Day, Malcolm Currie, chairman of the USC Board of Trustees, John Argue, chairman-elect of the USC Board of Trustees; and Stephen J. Ryan, M.D., dean of the Keck School of Medicine. Other founding members will be named at a later date.

Keck Family Gifts
The W.M. Keck Foundation is one of the nation's largest philanthropic organizations. Established in 1954 by the late William Myron Keck, founder of The Superior Oil Co., the foundation focuses its grantmaking primarily on medical research, science and engineering.

The Foundation also maintains a Southern California Grant Program that provides support in the areas of civic and community services with a special emphasis on children.

With this latest gift, grants and gifts since 1962 totalling more that $143 million from the W.M. Keck Foundation, from the estate of W.M. Keck and from trustee W.M. Keck have supported highly significant research and provided major facilities at USC, notably:

Five W.M. Keck chairs, one separately endowed in geological sciences, and four others administered by the Office of the USC Provost for the support of outstanding researchers.

A $3 million grant in 1991 to create an ambulatory care center at the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Gifts totaling $2.9 million in the years 1988-90 to establish a center for photonic technology in the School of Engineering.

A $5.6 million grant to the USC-based Southern California Earthquake Center in 1997, to establish a region-wide global positioning system monitoring network to observe movement in the earth's crust.

Other grants and gifts to USC entities, including radio station KUSC and the Marshall School of Business.

These gifts from the Keck family represent one of the two largest family investments in USC's history, second only to that of Ambassador Walter Annenberg and his family.

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Contact: Brenda Maceo
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