Armes donates $1 million to UT

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Chief Executive Officer Roy Armes has given $1 million to the University of Toledo to support a leadership program for engineering students, The (Toledo) Blade reported.
Armes is a 1975 engineering graduate of the university. The donation from him and his wife, Marcia, is for the university’s Engineering Leadership Institute, which the Armes’ helped found in 2009 with a $50,000 gift, The Blade reported. With the latest gift, it will be named after Armes and his wife.


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