Chinese Donors Answer Critics of $15M Gift to Harvard

July 28, 2014

The Chinese real estate tycoon couple Pan Shiyi and Zhang Xin recently announced a $15 million gift to Harvard University. The South China Morning Post reported that they have received criticism online from people asking why they didn't give the money to Chinese universities. The couple has pointed out that Harvard will use the funds to help poor students from China enroll there.


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