(CBS DETROIT) – Western Michigan University now holds the record for the largest donation given to a public university.
They are $550 million more wealthy thanks to an anonymous donor.READ MORE: Michigan Lawmakers Announce Bills After Opioid Deaths Spike
According to the Washington Post, the donation was given by a Western Michigan alumnus.
The $550 million will be given to the university’s foundation over the next 10 years.
The donation will be split into three categories.READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: What Will The Revised Credit Mean For Families?
$300 million will go to WMU’s school of medicine.
Another $200 million will be for need-based financial aid.
And $50 million will go to the school’s athletic programs.MORE NEWS: Beaumont Wayne To Open Newly Expanded Breast Care Center June 28, Offering Advanced Screening, Diagnostic Technology
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