In recognition of the Moody Foundation’s historic endowment, The University of Texas and the Moody College of Communication will host a public reception and ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 5 p.m. on the Walker Crokite Plaza.
In October the Moody Foundation announced a $50 million commitment to establish the Moody College of Communication. The gift results in the largest endowment for the study of communication at any public university in the nation, and among the largest ever awarded by the Moody Foundation.
Ross Moody, a UT Austin alumnus and foundation trustee, will speak during the ceremony, along with UT President Bill Powers and Dean Roderick P. Hart; they will also be available for additional comments or interview requests.
When: Thursday, Nov. 7 at 5 p.m.
Where: Walker Cronkite Plaza, CMA 3.000, Whitis Avenue, between Dean Keeton Street and 25th Street
• Scheduled speakers include: University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers; Moody College of Communication Dean Roderick P. Hart; Moody Foundation Trustee Ross Moody; Communication Council President Ashley Bingham; and Advisory Council Chairman John R. Fleming.
For more information, contact: Laura Byerley, College of Communication, 512 471 2182; Nick Hundley, College of Communication, 512-471-7209.