$25 million gift for Drexel University

Jan. 8, 2009
School will use donation to buy and renovate 2 buildings near its Philadelphia campus

Despite one of the worst economic downturns in decades, Drexel University in Philadelphia has received the largest individual private gift in its history--$25 million from a member of its board of trustees. The gift from Richard A. Hayne, founder and chairman of Urban Outfitters Inc., will be used to buy and renovate two buildings for a new center for the College of Arts and Design that will enable the university to consolidate its design programs.

To read The Philadelphia Inquirer article, click here.

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