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    Who are the richest donors/possible donors for ISU

    Just curious, my friends and I were talking about the SEZ and wondering who could finance it. I was curious as to who are some of the more well off ISU alums and what do they do.



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    Re: Who are the richest donors/possible donors for ISU

    The ex CEO of Lockheed is an ISU alum.



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    Re: Who are the richest donors/possible donors for ISU

    Students who only pay tuition, amirite?



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    Re: Who are the richest donors/possible donors for ISU

    Bill Gates



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    Re: Who are the richest donors/possible donors for ISU

    Realistically...1. Denny Albaugh.....2. Anyone one of us if we could freaking win the lottery.


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    Re: Who are the richest donors/possible donors for ISU

    You know, the poster who mentioned tuition.....got me thinking...some of you students should get on GSB. Similar to things like Lied Rec, the Health Center, etc, student fees have been used to pay for capitol projects.

    Now, as JP said on KXNO, the SEZ would have to be more than just seats...if it were seen as a true entry to campus, I think GSB could used to support it. There could be a welcome center in there used for non-game days, etc.

    Think about it. $5 a semester, per student, for say 15 years really would add up. :)



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    Re: Who are the richest donors/possible donors for ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by A-town Cy View Post
    Bill Gates
    I wasnt aware he was an ISU alum.



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    2. Everyone else combined



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    Re: Who are the richest donors/possible donors for ISU

    Easy answer:

    Backer and/or Underwood. Underwood is an ISU alum.
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    Re: Who are the richest donors/possible donors for ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by bringmagicback View Post
    I wasnt aware he was an ISU alum.
    We invented the computer for him.



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    Re: Who are the richest donors/possible donors for ISU

    Check this out...

    Antti Herlin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Wiki says this dude is an alum...and a ****ing billionaire! Richest man in Finland...varsity hockey stadium???


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    Re: Who are the richest donors/possible donors for ISU

    Becker & Underwood sold to a private equity firm almost 10 years before the BASF deal. I would guess B & U still had stock, but I am sure it wasn't a $1 billion deal for them personally.

    Also, many people don't realize that the publicized $1 billion acquisition of Albaugh's company didn't go through a few years ago. I would think he is doing quite well financially, but cutting a multi-million dollar check to the ISU athletic department might not be something he is interested in doing.



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    Re: Who are the richest donors/possible donors for ISU

    Christina Hixson. That wonderful lady (my benefactor for my undergrad scholarship) owns a nice slice of the Las Vegas strip. She's also contributed in the past to the UNLV athletics dept., along with various donations to ISU.



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    Re: Who are the richest donors/possible donors for ISU

    Hopefully not me... if so we are in trouble.



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