Monday, November 29, 2004

Big stakes as donor's heirs fight Princeton

Big stakes as donor's heirs fight Princeton: "In higher education circles, Robertson vs. Princeton University is the kind of epic lawsuit that could make Ivy League history.
The dispute is simple: Members of the Robertson family, heirs to the A&P supermarket fortune, are unhappy with how Princeton officials have spent their late parents' enormous donation to the school and want the money back.

What sets the case apart is the amount involved ($600 million), the stature of the players (one of nation's wealthiest families and one of the world's most prestigious universities) and the severity of charges (misuse of funds, fraud "

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