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Comparing Bloomberg's $1.8 billion donation to Johns Hopkins with other gifts to academia

Comparing Bloomberg's $1.8 billion donation to Johns Hopkins with other gifts to academia

Former New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s staggering $1.8 billion gift to his alma mater, the Johns Hopkins University, tops the Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of the largest academic donations since 1967.

Unlike many large gifts, which provide for new facilities, faculty research or other programs, Bloomberg’s gift announced this week

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