Friday, November 7, 2008

The price of a name

The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business announced Thursday that it had received from an alumnus a $300 million gift, which it described as the largest ever to any business school in the world. ...

The business school is being renamed the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
--Catrin Einhorn, NYT, on how much it costs to slap your name on Chicago's business school

Our price tag is $1 billion.
--A Stanford GSB professor I talked to yesterday

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