Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced the University of South Carolina Research Foundation will receive $3,942,626 for construction of the Modern Political Collections wing at the Thomas Cooper Library.
The Modern Political Collections wing will be the permanent home to archives of long-time South Carolina Senator Fritz Hollings. In addition, the Ernest F. Hollings Center for Public Policy research will be housed in the new facility.
The funds were approved in the Fiscal Year 2005 Omnibus Appropriations Bill.