Dennis Brown | May 21, 2015
On the eve of the No. 1-ranked University of Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team participating in the NCAA Championship Weekend in Philadelphia, an alumnus of the University and his wife have made a gift to endow the program’s head coaching position.
A $3 million gift from John and Mollie Baumer of Manhattan Beach, California, will underwrite the salary of the head coach, provide stability and resources for the long term and create funds for use within the department and across campus.
“We are very appreciative of John and Mollie Baumer’s generosity,” said Jack Swarbrick, Notre Dame’s vice president and director of athletics. "This is a gift that reflects both the relationship between the extended Baumer and Corrigan families that goes back more than three decades and the Baumers’ appreciation of the extraordinary program that Kevin Corrigan has built at Notre Dame.
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