$150 Million Gift Renames Illinois Business School

October 27, 2017

The business school at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will henceforth be known as the Gies College of Business, recognizing a $150 million donation announced Thursday. The gift comes from Larry Gies, founder, president and CEO of Chicago-based Madison Industries and an alumnus of the business college, and his wife, Beth, also an Illinois graduate.

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