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Feb. 23, 2004
Animal Hospital to be Named for Longtime Supporter
Randall B. Terry
The Board of Trustees of North Carolina State University
has approved the naming of the future Veterinary Teaching
Hospital for a longtime supporter of the College
of Veterinary Medicine.
B. Terry Jr. Companion Animal Veterinary Medical
Center will be built adjacent to the existing
animal hospital on the college’s campus. The
$35 million facility will offer the very latest veterinary
diagnostics and therapeutics. From cutting-edge technologies
in imaging, cardiac care, and cancer treatment to internal
medicine and surgery, the new facility will be dedicated
to animal health and designed to meet the increasing
needs of its patients while fulfilling the college’s
mission of pioneering research and teaching excellence.
"Animals give so much to mankind, it’s
only fitting that we give back something to them. This
new veterinary medical center will help enhance the
medical care they receive," Terry said.
“Randall Terry has been perhaps the most dedicated
supporter of the College of Veterinary Medicine,” said
Dean Oscar Fletcher. “His vision and leadership
have been invaluable to our goals of creating the very
best college of veterinary medicine. His time, talents
and resources have been crucial in helping this college
become what it is, and we are very grateful for his
very generous gifts.”
Marye Anne Fox said, “The College
of Veterinary Medicine has benefited from Randall Terry’s
volunteer efforts and gifts for a long time. His support
has helped to train
scores of veterinary students, introduced them to the
latest technical advances and helped enhance the pet-care
services we provide to the people of North Carolina
of Veterinary Medicine has grown considerably since
it was founded in 1980, to the point that the
Veterinary Teaching Hospital has simply run out of
space for people, programs and equipment. The latest
animal care advances and research possibilities can’t
be achieved without larger facilities.
Terry has contributed his time and resources to the
College of Veterinary Medicine since the mid-1990s.
He chaired the first campaign for the college, as part
of the Campaign for NC State Students, which resulted
in $10 million in gifts and pledges to support scholarships.
Terry has also served two terms as president of the
North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation (NCVMF),
the foundation that supports the NC State College of
Veterinary Medicine. To date, the Randall B. Terry
Charitable Foundation has contributed more than $8
million in cash and pledges to the new Companion Animal
Veterinary Medical Center.
The 122,000-square-foot Randall B. Terry Jr. Companion
Animal Veterinary Medical Center is scheduled to open
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