Rockefeller University gets 2 donations totaling $150M toward 2-acre expansion

Associated Press

Rockefeller University has received two donations totaling $150 million toward its plan to add two acres to its campus.

Half the money is coming from New York philanthropist and retired Chase Manhattan Bank chairman David Rockefeller. The other half comes from Stavros Niarchos foundation. It's a philanthropy based in Athens and new York.

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The Wall Street Journal says the campus extension will be named after the donors.

The Manhattan bio-medical research institution is currently 14 acres. The addition will include buildings, laboratories, a dining hall and amphitheater.