LA Times: Oracle founder donates $200 million to create USC cancer research center


By Jason Song | L.A. Times

May 11, 2016

Oracle founder Larry Ellison has donated $200 million to USC to fund a cancer research center, the university announced Wednesday.

The gift matched the largest single donation ever received by the school.

In 2011, alumnus David Dornsife, the chairman of a large steel fabricating company, and his wife, Dana, also donated $200 million to USC’s College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the university’s largest academic unit, without restrictions on how it should be spent.

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