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School Given Record $25 Million

From Reuters

Curt Carlson, owner of the Radisson Hotel Corp., today donated $25 million to the University of Minnesota, a gift the school said was the largest ever made to higher education by a living person.

The donation was made to the school’s fund-raising campaign that set a goal of bringing in $300 million. Carlson, 71, was a Depression-era graduate of the university.


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