Hours After Stanford Drops Out, Cornell Announces $350 M. Donation For Tech Campus

They must be popping champagne in Ithaca right now. Mere hours after Stanford dropped the bomb that it would be withdrawing its bid to build an engineering mecca on Roosevelt Island, Cornell just announced that it has received a $350 million anonymous donation in support of its applied science campus proposal.

Anonymous, hmm . . . Perhaps it’s someone with an extra $88 million lying around? “We’re not commenting!” is all Cornell offered by way of response. Read More