UNC receives $100 million donation

by Clayton Noblit

Students, faculty and others gathered in and around a heated tent outside UNC’s Eshelman School of Pharmacy for the announcement regarding the $100 million donation from Dr. Fred Eshelman. Speakers at the event included North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, UNC Chancellor Carol Folt and UNC System President Tom Ross. (Photo by Clayton Noblit)

Many feared that UNC would see a drop in donations after the Wainstein report revealed academic fraud at the school. But university officials say so far, they’ve noticed no effect.

This week, UNC received its largest individual donation ever from Carolina graduate and pharmaceutical magnate Dr. Fred Eshelman.

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