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  • chuckwagon787 chuckwagon787 Jan 12, 2012 3:38 PM Flag

    Who gives $135M to 1 college?


    I can see $5M to 6 colleges, buy just 1? Do shareholders gets a cut of the school's profits? This is real sketchy if you ask me.

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    • Who gives that much? The largest gifts go to colleges and universities.

      Donations to colleges of at least $150 million since 1967:

      Vedanta University Anil Agarwal Foundation $1 billion to establish the university 2006*
      California Institute of Technology The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation $600 million 2001*
      Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering The F.W. Olin Foundation $460 million to establish the college 1997
      Stanford University The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation $400 million 2001*
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute An anonymous donor $360 million 2001
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology Patrick J. and Lore Harp McGovern Estimated $350 million 2000*
      University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation $300 million 2002
      Emory University The Lettie Pate Evans, Joseph B. Whitehead, and Robert W. Woodruff Foundations $295 million 1996
      New York University Sir Harold Acton Estimated by the school at $250 million to $500 million 1994
      University of Colorado William T. Coleman III and Claudia Coleman $250 million 2001*
      University of Texas at Austin John A. (Jack) Jackson $232 million 2002
      Ave Maria University Thomas S. Monaghan $200 million to establish the university 2002*
      Columbia University Dawn M. Greene and the Jerome L. Greene Foundation $200 million for neuroscience center 2006*
      New York University The Leon Levy Foundation $200 million for institute on the ancient world 2006*
      UCLA School of Medicine David Geffen $200 million 2002
      Vanderbilt University From the Ingram Charitable Fund $178 million 1998
      Oklahoma State University Boone Pickens $165 million for athletic facilities 2006
      Johns Hopkins University Sidney Kimmel $150 million 2001*
      New York University Julius Silver $150 million 2002

    • Nonsense

    • Time to stay away from these dark clouds of WYNN.

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