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InspirationFather-daughter duo donates $44m ranch to university vet school

Father-daughter duo donates $44m ranch to university vet school

In a heartwarming gesture, Jack Anderson, 90, and his daughter, Wynne Chisholm, have donated their $44 million cattle ranch to the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

The 19,000-acre W.A. Ranches will now serve as a unique learning resource for students studying animal medicine, ethical farming, and sustainable agriculture.

The donation, the largest ranch gift to a university in North American history, ensures jobs for the ranch’s five full-time workers and allows the family to visit.

“This gift will transform teaching and research at our faculty,” said Dean Dr. Baljit Singh.

University president Elizabeth Cannon said …

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