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October 13, 2015

Notre Dame Alumni Give $20 Million for Investment Institute

A New York City couple has donated $20 million to endow a center for investment and managing at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, the South Bend Tribune reports. James Parsons, a financier, and physician Carrie Quinn both graduated from the South Bend, Ind., campus in 1996.

The Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing aims to advance research on investment management, expand opportunities for business students, and facilitate partnerships among the Mendoza school, the Notre Dame investment office, and university alumni. Mr. Parsons is the founder of Junto Capital Management and Dr. Quinn is a private-practice pediatrician and a clinical professor at Mount Sinai Hospital.