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February 08, 2015

No. 28: John (Jay) Jordan II

Amount donated in 2014: $75-million

Beneficiary: University of Notre Dame

Background: Mr. Jordan co-founded the Jordan Company, a private investment firm, and is chairman of Jordan Industries, a holding company.

Mr. Jordan pledged $75-million to the University of Notre Dame for science and technology research. He graduated from Notre Dame in 1969 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

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