Charlie Munger Commits $200 Million to UCSB

Charles T. “Charlie” Munger has committed $200 million to University of California, Santa Barbara for new student housing. Munger has funded student residence construction projects at Stanford and at the University of Michigan. At UCSB, Munger proposes building two new rectangular residence halls that would house eight students in each housing unit. “By concentrating so […]

Philip H. Knight Gives $400 Million to Stanford

Stanford Business School alumnus Philip H. Knight has contributed a $400 million cash gift to Stanford University to launch the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program. Knight’s contribution, the largest cash donation in Stanford’s history, honors outgoing Stanford President John L. Hennessy. “John and I dream of a future 20, 30 or 50 years from now, when thousands […]