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Billionaire Gives 1,200 UMass Dartmouth Grads $1,000 Each

A billionaire philanthropist gifted every member of the graduating class at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth with $1,000 in...

Florida A&M Trustees Order External Inquiry Into Dubious Donation

The Florida A&M University Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to hire an external firm to investigate the $237 million donation...

Cal Poly Receives $60 Million for Applied Computing Endowment

California Polytechnic State University’s Noyce School of Applied Computing has received a $60 million gift to establish an endowment that...
Professors in their ceremonial graduation garb holding a big check on a stage

From Jubilation to Crisis: Pausing a $237 Million Gift

Florida A&M admits it doesn't know the value of 14 million shares of stock from a little-known entrepreneur. One expert puts the likelihood the donation is worth $237 million at "about zero."

Trustee Wants ‘Emergency Meeting’ to Answer Questions About Mysterious Donor

After a little-known hemp farmer’s $237 million donation to Florida A&M University raised skepticism this week, the vice chair of...
FAMU admin hold large donor check

A $237M Donation Draws Skepticism

Florida A&M celebrated a massive gift from a little-known donor announced at its commencement. But the lack of information about Gregory Gerami and his company has seeded doubts.

Record Gift to Fund Scholarships at Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University expects to receive the largest contribution in its history, and the largest single gift toward student...

Goucher Receives $55 Million Gift for Scholarships

Goucher College has received a gift of approximately $55 million, which will be used primarily for scholarships, the college announced...