Thursday, August 23, 2007
$100 million: What they'd do with it - OregonLive.com
$100 million: What they'd do with it - OregonLive.com: "$100 million: What they'd do with it Thursday, August 23, 2007 A hundred million bucks won't buy you world peace. It won't even finance an eight-hour shift in the Iraq war. But $100 million will make you the biggest donor in the history of the University of Oregon -- and one of the biggest givers in the United States. Like the bulk of the 20 or so peers in the $100-million-plus philanthropy club, Nike billionaire Phil Knight and his wife, Penny, poured their money into higher education -- in this case athletics."