Cornell University Announces Largest Gift In University History

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Cornell University has announced a gift in support of its proposal to establish an applied science and tech campus in New York City. The gift from an anonymous donor totaling $350 million is the largest in the University’s history.

David J. Skorton (President, Cornell University):  At Cornell, our entire community has come together, in a way that happens only so often in an institution’s history, with winning ideas, energy and the creativity that the Mayor’s challenge deserves.


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