Tuesday, November 12, 2019

$10 Million

This blog likes to salute large donations to the university that don't involve bricks and mortar, but instead are focused on research, teaching, and student support. Here's one:
Philanthropist Steve Tisch has made a $10 million gift to UCLA to establish scholarships for undergraduate students, particularly those from middle-income families. Half of the Tisch Fund will be distributed over the next five years to provide four-year scholarships beginning with students entering UCLA in the fall of 2020. The other half creates an endowed fund to ensure Tisch scholarships will continue in perpetuity and challenge other donors to create similar scholarship funds...

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