Arkansas Business reports
a $14 million anonymous gift to add to $58 million and property already pledged to establish a school of osteopathic medicine in Fort Smith. The original money came from a foundation established from proceeds of the sale of the Sparks Medical Center to a hospital management company.
As yet, Arkansas State University
, which also is trying to establish an osteopathic medical school
(a school whose need has been questioned by leaders at UAMS), hasn't reported comparable infusions. But it has a publicly financed campus with available building space to start and a partner in the business in New York.