Big Pledges to 2 Universities; Other Gifts

Two universities have received large pledges:

* The founder of the Robert Mondavi Winery and his wife have pledged $35-million to the University of California at Davis.

Robert Mondavi and Margrit Biever Mondavi, a vice president at the winery, designated that $25-million of their gift be used to establish the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science. Construction is expected to begin in 2004 on a building that will house the institute.

The remaining $10-million