Posts Tagged ‘major gift’

Carnegie Mellon Receives $67M Gift from David Tepper

By - Nov 21, 05:06 AM   Comments [0]

Carnegie Mellon University alumnus David Tepper, namesake of the university’s business school, has donated $67 million to create a major new academic hub that will further strengthen collaboration among CMU’s schools and colleges, the school announced late last week. The new David A. Tepper Quadrangle is the...

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$100M Gift for Michigan Ross School

By - Sep 9, 18:12 PM   Comments [0]

Business school namesake and alumnus Stephen M. Ross will give $200 million to the University of Michigan to significantly transform the student experience at the business school and athletic campus, the school announced recently. The Ross School and U-M Athletics will each receive $100 million, which...

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Columbia Alumni Give $40M for Manhattanville Campus

By - Aug 24, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School recently announced that two of its alumni have pledged a combined $40 million toward the construction of the school’s innovative new Manhattanville campus. Finance titans Arthur J.  Samberg and Mario J.  Gabelli, both members of the school’s Board of Overseers, pledged $25...

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Harvard U. Receives $50 Million Gift

By - May 8, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

The Blavatnik Family Foundation donated $50 million to Harvard University to launch the development of a major initiative to support early-stage breakthrough therapies and cure of diseases, reports a recent article in the Harvard Gazette. The gift will create the Blavatnik Biomedical Accelerator to identify new...

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Columbia Business School Receives $100 Million Gift

By - May 3, 13:55 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School announced Thursday that Ronald O. Perelman, Chairman and CEO of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. and a member of the School’s Board of Overseers, has pledged $100 million to Columbia Business School.  The pledge matches the school’s largest gift ever, and will...

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UT McCombs Receives $25M for New Graduate Building

By - Mar 29, 10:57 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business has received a pledge of $25 million from a prominent Dallas businessman to help fund construction of a new building to house graduate programs and expand conference and executive education capacity. The gift from Robert B....

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$5M Founding Gift for Social Enterprise Initiative at Chicago Booth

By - Feb 11, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth School of Business has received a founding gift of $5 million for the school’s Social Enterprise Initiative, which supports student, faculty and alumni interest in the social sector, Chicago Booth announced recently. Given by John Edwardson, retired chairman and chief executive of CDW,...

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Major Gift Helps Chicago Booth Expand Venture Creation Efforts

By - Dec 13, 22:13 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago energy entrepreneur Michael Polsky, who in 2002 donated $7 million to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business to create the Michael P. Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship, has now increased his total gift to $15 million, the school recently announced. The additional $8...

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Columbia Business School Receives $25M Anonymous Gift

By - Sep 6, 11:49 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School announced Wednesday that a donor who wishes to remain anonymous has pledged a gift of $25 million to the school. This is one of the largest gifts ever made to Columbia Business School, which plans to allocate $23.25 million to support the construction...

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