Carnegie Mellon U. Gets $265-Million Pledge

Carnegie Mellon Gets Record $265-Million Gift 1

William S. Dietrich II is a trusteeof Carnegie Mellon.

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William S. Dietrich II is a trusteeof Carnegie Mellon.

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