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Historic individual gift to TWU triples in value to $25 million

What began five years ago as Texas Woman’s University’s largest gift in history from world-renowned psychologist and psychometrician Richard W. Woodcock, Ph.D., will more than triple — reaching nearly $25 million in three years. 

University names building after world-renowned psychologist

TWU’s Board of Regents today voted to rename the Human Development Building (HDB) on the university’s Denton campus for Richard W. Woodcock, Ph.D., whose series of tests for cognition, achievement and reading have set the worldwide standard for psychological assessment.

Dallas Morning News: Texas Woman’s University gets $10 million gift

Texas Woman's University has gotten a $10 million gift from a foundation created by psychologist Richard W. Woodcock. The gift from the Woodcock-Muñoz Foundation in Nashville is the largest single donation in TWU history. Woodcock is dissolving the foundation with the gift to TWU.

Watch: TWU Woodcock Institute press conference

Texas Woman’s University announced today a historic milestone with statewide, national and international implications for health sciences professionals, psychologists, educators and others working in fields related to neurocognitive research and applied practice, and the communities they serve.

Denton Record-Chronicle: TWU to receive $10 million donation

Texas Woman’s University officials will announce today that Richard W. Woodcock is donating roughly $10 million to the university, the largest gift in university history.