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Why I Give: Robert Hoyt

Robert Hoyt

Name: Robert E. Hoyt

Position: Moore Chair, Professor of Risk Management and Insurance and Department Head, Insurance, Legal Studies and Real Estate, Terry College of Business

At UGA: 30 years

Beneficiary of his gift to the university: Terry College, Friends of State Botanical Garden of Georgia and Hoyt Family Scholarship

Why he contributes: “As a department head at UGA for more than 18 years, I see firsthand how critical annual and endowed gifts are to our ability at the university to strive for excellence on behalf of our students and faculty.  Scholarships assist our students in achieving their educational and career goals, while other funds support the research activity of our faculty.  I am pleased to be able to contribute financially toward helping UGA be the best it can be.”

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