Of course, yours truly has a preference for using grants and gifts for research, teaching, scholarships, etc., uses that don't require keeping rooms filled to justify past capital spending. Example:
UCLA scientists were awarded a $3.5 million federal grant to develop a blood test to detect early liver cancer, the university announced Nov. 7. The National Institutes of Health issued the five-year grant to develop a UCLA center focused on developing an affordable blood-based cancer screening test.
“If you can detect any cancer early, it’s much easier to treat – especially for liver cancer,” said Xianghong Jasmine Zou, a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, in a statement...
Full story at http://labusinessjournal.com/news/2018/nov/07/ucla-awarded-35-million-develop-blood-test-liver-c/