The cancer center will be named for Fred and Pamela Buffett in recognition of a gift from Pamela Buffett, through her foundation, The Rebecca Susan Buffett Foundation.
A gift from the CL Werner Foundation will name the hospital tower the CL Werner Cancer Hospital. The research tower will be named the Suzanne and Walter Scott Cancer Research Tower, thanks to a gift made by the Suzanne and Walter Scott Foundation.
Other founding benefactors are UNMC Physicians, Mutual of Omaha Foundation, The David Scott Foundation, Amy L. Scott Foundation, Parker Family Foundation, Dixon Family Foundation, Shirley and Jim Young, Acklie Charitable Foundation, Mammel Foundation, Patti and David Aresty, Iowa West Foundation and HDR. Each has provided a significant gift toward construction of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center. Gift amounts are not being disclosed.
The University of Nebraska’s Board of Regents will vote on the namings at its June meeting.
The $323-millionFred & Pamela Cancer Center will be complete in 2016.