(CBS DETROIT) –Â Western Michigan University now holds the record for the largest donation given to a public university.
They are $550 million more wealthy thanks to an anonymous donor.READ MORE: 23-Year-Old Michigan Man Arraigned In Fatal Shooting Of 3 Relatives
According to the Washington Post, the donation was given by a Western Michigan alumnus.
The $550 million will be given to the university’s foundation over the next 10 years.
The donation will be split into three categories.READ MORE: Hispanic Heritage Month: Mexicantown Through Artist Eyes
$300 million will go to WMU’s school of medicine.
Another $200 million will be for need-based financial aid.
And $50 million will go to the school’s athletic programs.MORE NEWS: United Airlines Facing Record $1.9 Million Fine For Extended Delays
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