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Illinois Tech to receive $150M gift; Donation called the biggest in school's history

Oct 25, 2019 - Chicago Tribune
Donations and Philanthropy

The Illinois Institute of Technology is getting a $150 million donation from 10 longtime business leaders who want to boost Chicago's tech standing.

The university is calling it the biggest combined gift in its history, and will use it to fund scholarships, renovations of student life facilities, and to better train students for Chicago's technology jobs.

"When we look at Chicago trying to become really a destination for the tech industry, one of the key parts of that is that there's...