10/23/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Stephens College Weight Loss Challenge: Donor Promises Extra Cash -- If Staff Loses Extra Pounds

A Stephens College alumna has promised to give her alma mater $1-million, with one weighty condition: Employees of the women's college in Columbia, Mo., must lose a total of 250 pounds by the stroke of midnight on January 1.

And if the college's president, Dianne M. Lynch, sheds at least 25 pounds, the donor will add $100,000 to her gift.

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