Lilly Endowment’s $100M gift tops in Purdue history
Money will go toward construction of Daniels School of Business expansion and the university’s Purdue Computes initiatives in AI and semiconductor research.
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LILLY ENDOWMENT’S $100M GIFT TOPS IN PURDUE HISTORY
A $100 million gift from Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment was being touted Tuesday as the largest in Purdue’s history, going in equal parts to the university’s new Daniels School of Business and its Purdue Computes program focused on microelectronics and artificial intelligence.
Purdue President Mung Chiang called it a historic day for the West Lafayette campus, one that he said he took as a show of confidence in the direction of the university.