Keoughs Make Major Gift to Notre Dame

Dennis Brown | Oct. 18, 2013 | Notre Dame News

Fr Jenkins and Donald KeoughPhoto by Joe Raymond / University of Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- A former Coca-Cola Co. president and his wife are giving the University of Notre Dame $30 million to erect a new building to house its Irish and Asian studies programs, school officials said Friday.

Donald and Marilyn Keough's gift will go toward the construction of Jenkins Hall, which will be located near the Hesburgh Center for International Studies and will carry the name of the Rev. John Jenkins, C.S.C., who has been Notre Dame's president since 2005.

"I am truly humbled by their request to name this magnificent addition to our campus in my honor, and grateful beyond words for their gift," Jenkins said. 

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