McGill University receives landmark gift from Richard Tomlinson


An extraordinarily generous gift to McGill University by
one of its graduates, Canadian scientist and businessman Richard H. Tomlinson, is the largest-ever single donation to the university and probably the largest in the history of Canadian higher education.

“We are dazzled not only by the size of the gift but also by its
scope and imagination, which will benefit a host of University priorities,” declared Principal Bernard Shapiro, in announcing the gift of more than $60 million today.

Tomlinson is a professor emeritus of chemistry at McMaster.

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