From Stanford GSB's Web site: Nike Founder Phil Knight to Give $105 Million to Stanford Business School NIKE Inc. founder and chairman Philip H. Knight, MBA ’62, will give $105 million to Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. It is believed to be the largest gift ever given to a business school. (August 2006) [Details]
From BusinessWeek: Nike Founder Gives $105M to Stanford Knight's gift will help fund construction of new campus and hire faculty required for a planned new B-school curriculum [ More ]
In what may be the largest gift ever to a U.S. business school, Stanford University announced Aug. 1 that Nike (NKE ) founder Philip H. Knight will give $105 million to Stanford's Graduate School of Business.
By Courtney Dentch and Patrick Cole Bloomberg News Published August 1, 2006, 2:33 PM CDT
Philip H. Knight, founder and chairman of Nike Inc., has pledged $105 million to help build a new campus for Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. It is the largest single donation to a U.S. business school, according to an accreditation agency. [More]