West University man’s estate reveals multimillion-dollar gift to University of St. Thomas

The University of St. Thomas, a Catholic university located in Montrose, received its biggest single bequest ever as the school moves closer to a nine-figure endowment goal.

The estate of James M. Hughes gave $6.5 million to the university, creating the James M. Hughes Endowed Scholarship Fund, according to a release. The money is expected to be used for undergraduate and graduate students in need.

The university is aiming to reach a $100 million endowment.

“Mr. Hughes was clearly a man who…

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