UCLA Won't Take Gift From Sterling Foundation

April 30, 2014

The University of California at Los Angeles will return $425,000 and cancel plans to accept a total of $3 million for kidney research from the foundation of Donald Sterling, The Los Angeles Times reported. Sterling is the National Basketball Association team owner whose racist comments have drawn near universal criticism and who was banned for life by the association on Tuesday. In a statement, UCLA explained its decision: “Mr. Sterling’s divisive and hurtful comments demonstrate that he does not share UCLA’s core values as a public university that fosters diversity, inclusion and respect."

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