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Thursday, October 30, 2014

FM Global pledges $1 million to URI’s proposed engineering facility

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FM Global, Rhode Island’s largest private company and one of the world’s largest business property insurers, has pledged $1 million to support construction of the University of Rhode Island’s proposed College of Engineering facility. The gift from the Johnston-based company is contingent on passage of the $125 million higher education facilities bond referendum that will appear as Question 4 on the November 4 ballot.

“I am tremendously grateful to FM Global and CEO Shivan Subramaniam for their generosity in support of this critical project,” said URI President David M. Dooley. “This new building will elevate the already impressive record of teaching, learning and research that...”

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