USF Seeks $25 Million Donation for Med School
As the University of South Florida prepares to present its request for $57 million in state funding for its new medical school / heart clinic in downtown Tampa, school officials are also seeking around $25 million in private donations to reach the overall goal of $157 million dollars for the project. But as the Tampa Bay Times' Jamal Thalji reports, the school may be hampered by its previous success finding big money donors.
TAMPA - The University of South Florida's ambitious plan to erect a new 12-story medical education, research and treatment center downtown faces two final hurdles. Both involve money. The $157 million project needs $57 million in state funding. Officials are confident they'll eventually get it.