Nike’s Phil Knight just donated $400 million to Stanford


  • #8874
    1

    Tony
    Admin/Founder
    @admin

    Wow tough to compete with this.

    http://goo.gl/zws6kP

  • #8876
    2

    Anonymous

    While some Chinese kid made fifty pairs of Nikes for a dollar a day somewhere.

  • #8877

    Wilson’s Mustache
    Ute Fan
    @sigmaute

    At least it isn’t going to the athletics department.

  • #8891

    jamarcus24
    Ute Fan
    @jamarcus24

    Where’s that Under Armour guy at? We want some of his money.

    • #8894

      Anonymous

      Maryland grad and frankly they can keep his sponsorship. Poor team has had some of the ugliest designs ever.

  • #8897

    89ute
    Ute Fan
    @89ute

    wow, per the article, that’s more than he’s given to Oregon.

    • #8898

      Anonymous

      I also find the purpose of the scholarship incredibly ironic coming from him.  The 400 million is going to raise the pot to 750 million to help solve problems like climate change and poverty.  I think he also took 30 million back from Oregon when they were critical of Nike’s labor practices. But he did give the 30m back to Oregon.

      Also Stanford’s endowment is 22 billion so again this is just another case of the rich getting richer and richer.

  • #8908
    1

    Puget Ute
    Ute Fan
    @pugetute

    This is in addition to the cool $1B he gave the business school a few years ago. Good for him for funding academics like this.
    (iirc he earned an accounting degree and MBA at Stanford)

BACK TO TOP

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

Utah Utes Message Board Forums Utah Utes Sports Pac-12 Nike’s Phil Knight just donated $400 million to Stanford

This topic contains 7 replies, has 6 voices, and was last updated by  Puget Ute 3 years, 4 months ago.