Methodist University Receives $14 Million Gift

According to a news release from Methodist University, a gift of $14 million was given through the estate of Robert J. Chaffin of Fayetteville, who died in late May at the age 93. Chaffin was connected with financial institutions in the Fayetteville area. More than $12 million of the gift will go directly to student scholarships. The other $1.5 million is designated for the school’s nursing program and its state-of-the-art facility, which will be named in honor of Chaffin, the news release said.

Author: Mike Jackson