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Media Invited to Cover a Major Gift Announcement for Development Phase of UVI Medical School

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At 11 a.m. on Friday, April 25, at Government House on St. Thomas, the University of the Virgin Islands will announce a major gift by Dr. Chirinjeev Kathuria, chairman of New Generation Power (NGP), for the development of a territory-wide medical school. Governor John P. de Jongh, Jr., and other government leaders will be present to share their support for this project.

In a unanimous vote last week, the UVI Board of Trustees authorized President David Hall to commence the development phase for a medical school in the territory. The Board also approved a major gift agreement between Dr. Kathuria, New Generation Power and UVI for the development phase of the medical school.  

What:             Major Gift Announcement for Development Phase of UVI Medical School 

When:             Friday, April 25, 2014 

Where:           Government House, St. Thomas 

Time:              11 a.m.

Contact:         UVI’s Public Relations Office – (340) 693-1057/