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$8 million gift will bring new athletic complex to Oberlin College

Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, has received an $8 million gift from the Austin E. Knowlton Foundation to create a new, multipurpose athletics complex. The college says the$8 million  Austin E. Knowlton Athletics Complex will replace an outdated football stadium with an all-weather, multipurpose field with artificial turf and lights, suitable for nearly every athletics team or club sport on campus. The complex will include a press box, new grandstands and a new support facility with locker rooms, and meeting and social spaces available to the campus community.

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