Duke Has Yet To Receive Promised $72m Gift

11/21/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Much of the $72 million donation that former Duke President Nan Keohane called "a fitting capstone" to the Campaign for Duke has not been paid.

William Schlesinger, former dean of the Nicholas School of the Environment, said the school had not received any of its $70 million portion of the donation when he left the University June 1, 2007. The pledge was made by Peter and Ginny Nicholas in December 2003, when the pair were co-chairs of the Campaign for Duke and Peter was chair of the Board of Trustees.

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