September 18, 2011
Carnegie Mellon U. Gets $265-Million Pledge
How much: $265-million unrestricted pledge
Who gave it: William S. Dietrich II, former chairman of Dietrich Industries, a steel company founded by his father, Kenneth, which was sold to Worthington Industries in 1996
Who got it: Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh. It will receive the money upon Mr.Dietrich’s death.
What the gift will support: The university has not yet
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