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Illinois Tech receives $150M gift to boost tech education

Oct 25, 2019 - Chicago Business Journal
Donations and Philanthropy

To help foster the next generation of Chicago's tech workers, several high-profile and wealthy Chicagoans have donated $150 million to the Illinois Institute of Technology.

The gift, announced Friday, was given by 10 donors, including Craig J. and Janet Duchossois, who own investment company The Duchossois Group, Michael P. and Elizabeth Galvin, who own consulting group Galvin Enterprises, and John W. and Jeanne Rowe. John W. Rowe is the former chairman, president, and CEO of Exelon Corpo...