$133 Million Gift Creates Joan and Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute

http://www.cornell.edu/video/bloomberg-announces-joan-and-irwin-jacobs-133m-gift-to-cornell-tech Irwin Mark Jacobs ’54, founding chairman and CEO emeritus of Qualcomm, and his wife, Joan Klein Jacobs ’54, have made a $133 million gift to Cornell and the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology to create the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute (JTCII). The JTCII is a centerpiece of Cornell NYC Tech, […]

Charles Munger pledges $110 Million to U-Michigan; Largest gift in university’s history

Laura Lessnau and Bernie DeGroat, http://ns.umich.edu/new/releases/21407-charles-munger-pledges-110-million-for-u-michigan-graduate-residence-and-fellowships-to-create-community-of-scholars-largest-gift-in-university-s-history A $110 million gift of securities from investor and philanthropist Charles T. Munger will support his vision for a new state-of-the-art residence at the University of Michigan designed to foster a community where graduate students from multiple disciplines can live and exchange ideas. The gift includes $10 million for […]

David Koch Gifts $100 Million to NY-Presbyterian Hospital

According to news sources, David H. Koch, an executive vice president and board member of Koch Industries, Inc., plans to donate $100 million to New York-Presbyterian Hospitals for a new 450,000-square-foot ambulatory-care center. A longtime member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Board of Trustees, Koch expects announce his gift in support of the hospital’s current $2 […]