University Advancement

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Tried and True: Why Financier Mega-Donors Remain Reliable Supporters of the Liberal Arts

We’ve seen gifts of this nature flow to schools in urban areas, like Younes and Soraya Sarah Nazarian’s $17 million gift to California State University, Northridge, as well as university towns off the beaten path such as the $5 million gift from former Disney CEO Michael Eisner and his wife to fund a new performing arts building at Eisner’s alma mater, Granville, Ohio's Denison University. Additional “small town” university art center gifts include those to schools located in College Station, Texas; Stillwater, Oklahoma and Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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