This Die Hard USC Alumnus Just Forked Over $15 Million for Its B-School. Here's Why

Quirky real-estate investor Thomas J. Barrack Jr. is the kind of alumnus every college president wants on their side. Not only does he have his own large fortune, but he knows how to shake the trees to raise other money. Oh, and he has multiple degrees from the school and two kids there.
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Another $10 Million to UPenn from Lauder Heirs Makes a Hat Trick

Ronald (Wharton ’65), Leonard and William Lauder this November pledged $10 million to a new fundraising campaign at the Lauder Institute: a part of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School. They seek to raise money for financial aid, outreach and tech upgrades.

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Cancer, Sports, and Business: Phil Knight's Charitable Darlings

Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) alumni Phil Knight last Friday promised the school $500 million for cancer research on the condition that they can garner another $500 million in support from elsewhere over the next two years. This is the latest in a series of three gifts from the Nike co-founder and his wife, Penny, to OHSU;
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