University libraries get $25M donation

Daily Collegian – “Penn State University Libraries accepted the largest financial gift in its history Thursday, receiving a joint donation of $2.5 million to support the establishment of a “Knowledge Commons.” Given jointly by Ann and Peter Tombros and John and Jeanette McWhirter, the gift will be essential in further developing the $12 million project to create a collaborative study space, University Libraries Dean Nancy Eaton said.”

One Response to “University libraries get $25M donation”

  1. Chrystal
    February 23, 2010 at 11:43 am #

    Wow, lots of money. That amount of money could make a fine library with all kinds of resources for students at local colleges.

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