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Jeffrey Epstein donated $9m to Harvard before 2008 guilty plea, says university

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University rejected proposed gift after his convictionLargest gift was $6.5m for Program for Evolutionary DynamicsHarvard University received nearly $9m in donations from disgraced sex offender Jeffrey Epstein before his 2008 guilty plea to sex charges, but rejected a proposed gift after his conviction, according to Harvard’s president, Lawrence Bacow.The largest of Epstein’s gifts to the university, which he did note attend, was $6.5m in 2003 to support the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics. Other gifts totaled about $2.4m. Continue reading…



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Author : Edward Helmore

Publish date : 2019-09-13 20:07:16

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