A Hedge Fund Billionaire’s College Donations

In a story that is surprising to not a single person with a pulse, a New York hedge fund billionaire, David E. Shaw, is making headlines today for donating over $37 million to several elite universities over the last few years — including Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Princeton, Brown, Columbia, and … 

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A Donation to Harvard

Harvard University has the biggest endowment in the world. At the end of fiscal year 2015, Harvard’s endowment was reported to be$37,615,545,000. And yes, that’s a whole lot of commas. That’s over $37 billion. So when someone makes a donation to Harvard of $1,000,000, it’s not exactly newsworthy. But regular … 

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