Colleges That Have Received the Largest Donations

Name the colleges that received these large private gifts of up to $150 million U.S. (as of 2019).
From the Chronicle of Higher Education: https://www.chronicle.com/article/Major-Private-Gifts-to-Higher/128264
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Donor/Amount
College/University
Michael Bloomberg/$1.8B
Johns Hopkins University
Anil Agarwal Foundation/$1B
Vedanta University
Stewart and Lynda Resnick/$750M
California Institute of Technology
Gordon and Betty Moore/$600M
California Institute of Technology
Florence and Herbert Irving/$600M
Columbia University and New York Presbyterian
Penny and Phil Knight/$500M
Oregon Health & Science University
Helen Diller Foundation/$500M
University of California at San Francisco
Penny and Phil Knight/$500M
University of Oregon
F.W. Olin Foundation/$460M
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Terry Gou/$454.5M
National Taiwan University
Howard and Lottie Marcus Estate/$400M
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
John W. Kluge/$400M
Columbia University
John A. Paulson/$400M
Harvard University
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation/$400M
Stanford University
Philip H. Knight/$400M
Stanford University
Anonymous Donor/$360M
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Atlantic Philanthropies/$350M
Cornell University
Morningside Foundation/T.H. Chan/$350M
Harvard University
Michael Bloomberg/$350M
Johns Hopkins University
Patrick J. and Lore Harp McGovern/$350M
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Stephen A. Schwarzman/$350M
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
T. Denny Sanford/$350M
National University
Michael Bloomberg/$300M
Johns Hopkins University
William H. Scheide/$300M in rare books
Princeton University
Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation/$300M
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
Booth Family Trust/$300M
University of Chicago
Lettie Pate Evans, Joseph Whitehead, Robert Woodruff Foundations/$295M
Emory University
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/$279M
University of Washington
William S. Dietrich II/$265M
Carnegie Mellon University
Robert W. Woodruff Foundation/$261.5M
Emory University
Jacobs Foundation/$254M
Jacobs University Bremen
Sir Harold Acton/$250M
New York University
Diana and P. Roy Vagelos/$250M
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Sanford I. and Joan Weill/$250M
Cornell University Weill Medical College
William T. Coleman III and Claudia Coleman/$250M
University of Colorado system
Charles B. Johnson/$250M
Yale University
John A. (Jack) Jackson; $232M
University of Texas at Austin
Raymond G. and Ruth Perelman/$225M
University of Pennsylvania
A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation/$219M
University of Maryland at College Park
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/$210M
University of Cambridge
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/$210M
University of Washington
Thomas S. Monaghan/$200M
Ave Maria University
Anonymous Donor/$200M
Baylor University
Robert A. Day/$200M in cash and securities
Claremont McKenna College
Dawn M. Greene and the Jerome L. Greene Foundation/$200M
Columbia University
Blavatnik Family Foundation/$200M
Harvard University
Jay Alix/$200M
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
Leon Levy Foundation/$200M
New York University
Susan and Henry Samueli/$200M
University of California at Irvine
Lincy Foundation/$200M
University of California at Los Angeles
David Geffen/$200M
University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine
Charles T. Munger/$200M
University of California at Santa Barbara
Stephen M. Ross/$200M
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
David and Dana Dornsife/$200M
University of Southern California
Lawrence J. Ellison/$200M
University of Southern California
Stephen A. Schwarzman/$188M
University of Oxford
Weill Family Foundation and Joan and Sanford I. Weill/$185M
University of California at San Francisco
Ingram Charitable Fund/$178M
Vanderbilt University
George LUcas's Lucasfilm Foundation/$175M
University of Southern California
T. Boone Pickens/$165M
Oklahoma State University
Edward P. Bass/$160M
Yale University
John and Marcy McCall Macbain/$151.1M
McGill University
John Arrillaga/$151M
Stanford University
H. Fisk Johnson and the S.C. Johnson Company/$150M
Cornell University
Kenneth Griffin/$150M
Harvard University
Sidney Kimmel/$150M
Johns Hopkins University
Stavros Niarchos Foundation/$150M
Johns Hopkins University
Julius Silver/$150M
New York University
Simons Foundation/$150M
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Anonymous Donor/$150M
University of California at San Francisco
Larry and Beth Gies/$150M
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
W.M. Keck Foundation/$150M
University of Southern California
Khalifa Bin Zayed al-Nahyan Foundation/$150M
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Stephen A. Schwarzman/$150M
Yale University
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