U of Michigan Receives Record Breaking Donation of $200 Million

Michigan Ross School of BusinessStephen M. Ross will donate $200 million to the University of Michigan, with $100 million going to the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and $100 million going to the athletic campus (which will be renamed the Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus). This donation, the largest single donation ever received by U-M, will bring Ross’s total lifetime giving to over $313 million.

Some of the new plans for the Ross School of Business include:

• More gathering spaces for students, faculty, and recruiters.

• A new career and recruiting center.

• Career-oriented programs and events that connect applicants, students, and alumni.

• A space for practice-oriented research for local and global firms.

• Advanced technology in classrooms.

• Additional scholarships for Ross students.

For more info on the Ross donation please see the following two articles:

• Ross’ gift to Michigan could affect Miami stadium (Wall Street Journal)

• U-Michigan to  receive $200 million from prominent real estate developer Stephen M. Ross (Michigan Ross Press Release)

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