November 15, 2001
$20-Million Pledged to UVa. for Sports Arena; Other Gifts
A Connecticut businessman has pledged $20-million over 10 years to the University of Virginia to help build a basketball arena. The donation was from Paul Tudor Jones II, who founded the Tudor Group, an investment company in Greenwich, Conn.
Other big gifts:
Bank Street College of Education (New York): $7-million from Philip A. Straus, a retired partner in Neuberger Berman, and his wife, Lynn, an alumna of the college, for unrestricted use.