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June 03, 2015

Hedge-Fund Manager Gives $400 Million to Harvard University

The hedge-fund manager John Paulson is giving $400 million to Harvard University for its School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, The Chronicle of Higher Education reports, the largest gift ever to the university.
 
The school will be named for Mr. Paulson, who earned an MBA at Harvard in 1980 and went on to establish the $19 billion Paulson & Company investment firm in 1994.

See The Chronicle of Philanthropy's rankings of the 50 top individual American donors.