“Richard M. McVey Data Science Building” name approved by Miami Board of Trustees
Rick McVey (Miami ’81)
Miami University has announced a $20 million gift from Rick McVey (Miami ’81) which will fund a construction of a new data science building on Miami’s Oxford campus. In recognition of this contribution – one of the top-five largest single gifts in Miami’s history – the building will be named the Richard M. McVey Data Science Building in his honor, an action recently approved by the Board of Trustees.
Miami President Greg Crawford underscored that this gift is central to making Miami’s vision of creating an academic epicenter for data science a reality.
“An interdisciplinary team of faculty and staff have been working on a design for this building that will transform our academic programs related to data science and digital technology. This gift makes that vision a reality,” Crawford said. “We are