Nike Founder Donates $400 Million to Stanford

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Nike founder and chairman Phil Knight is donating $400 million to Stanford University for a graduate-level program that will offer full tuition and expenses to students. WSJ’s Sara Germano reports. Photo: Getty

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17 thoughts on “Nike Founder Donates $400 Million to Stanford

  1. Izoto

    "he had pledged to give Stanford University $400 million to recruit graduate students around the globe to address society’s most intractable problems, including poverty and climate change."

    "The gift to the new Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program, which is modeled on the Rhodes scholarships"

    — NY Times

    Good stuff.

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  2. RenovatioJuris

    What a wonderful guy eh. All of the already rich students in one of the most affluent educational establishments will be delighted to get money made on the back of 3rd world child sweatshop labour. Fuck off.

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