Stephen Ross http://michiganradio.org en How deeply do major university donors influence higher education in America? http://michiganradio.org/post/how-deeply-do-major-university-donors-influence-higher-education-america <p>It was a gift &mdash; with a capital &quot;G.&quot;</p><p>Real estate developer and Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross made big headlines last month with an eye-popping $200-million gift to the University of Michigan.</p><p>The donation is earmarked for the university&#39;s athletic department and the business school that already bears the name of Stephen Ross from an earlier gift of $113 million.</p><p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 20:39:00 +0000 Stateside Staff 14669 at http://michiganradio.org How deeply do major university donors influence higher education in America? Who is Stephen M. Ross, and what will this $200 million be used for? http://michiganradio.org/post/who-stephen-m-ross-and-what-will-200-million-be-used <p>In the history of major gifts to the University of Michigan, the $200 million gift from alum Stephen M. Ross is the biggest in the University's history.&nbsp;</p><p>In the annals of gift giving to higher education, it's not the biggest, but it is <a href="http://chronicle.com/article/Major-Private-Gifts-to-Higher/128264/">among the biggest</a>.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:48:00 +0000 Mark Brush 14271 at http://michiganradio.org Who is Stephen M. Ross, and what will this $200 million be used for?