M&T Alumnus donates $7.5 million to renovate the home of the Jerome Fisher Program
The building will soon be renamed the Larry Robbins building
June 4, 2014, 7:43 pm · Updated June 7, 2014, 10:24 pm·
Luke Chen | DP
The home of the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology’s is about to get a facelift.
On June 3, the University announced that it received a $7.5 million donation from 1992 Wharton and Engineering graduate Larry Robbins, an alumnus of the M&T program. The donation will go towards a complete renovation of the M&T building, which will soon be renamed the Larry Robbins Building. Part of the donation will also be used to establish a permanent fund to support the operations and maintenance of the building. The gift was made in conjunction with the M&T program’s 35th anniversary fundraising campaign.
Robbins is the founder and CEO of Glenview Capital Management. Forbes currently estimates his personal net worth to be $1.4 billion.