Central Missouri Loses Donor Over Radio Host

February 1, 2010

The University of Central Missouri has lost a major donor -- a Dutch executive -- over his concerns about comments by a radio host that the donor found anti-Semitic, The Kansas City Star reported. The donor is a Holocaust survivor who has given to the university since befriending a former president of the university. The radio show host's comments -- on a station that broadcasts the university's athletic events -- were critical of the current president of the university, who is Jewish and who is leaving office this year, for not having a Christmas tree on the lawn of the president's residence.

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