University's Questionable New Leadership Yields $65 Million for Purdue Agriculture

An anonymous donor trusted an estate valued at $65 million, stipulation-free, to Purdue's School of Agriculture last month. Though it may not become available to the school for another few decades, this is the largest single donation Purdue has ever received. A fundraising official at the university sees the gift as part of a larger "increase in broad base support" for its new administration — former Indiana government Mitch Daniels took office as President of Purdue University in early 2013.

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