Week in Review : MAJOR EVENTS, IMAGES AND PEOPLE IN ORANGE COUNTY NEWS. : COUNTY : UCI Gets $1 Million for Academic Chair
UC Irvine was one of three universities to receive a $1.1-million grant that will establish professorial chairs in the field of health administration education.
The grant was made by the FHP Foundation, a creation of FHP Inc., a health maintenance organization based in Fountain Valley. The grant will include an annual $100,000 allocation for 10 years to allow for inflation.
UCI said the chair would be created within its Graduate School of Management.
Similar grants were made to Cal State Long Beach and the University of Utah.