October 30, 2008
Concerns Are Raised About How Okla. State U. Handled a Big Gift
T. Boone Pickens gave $63-million to Oklahoma State University athletics on Monday to allow the university to complete renovations to its football stadium, after a previous gift he had made for that purpose dropped sharply while invested in his own hedge fund.
Oklahoma State University officials applauded the latest gift from the billionaire oil tycoon. “We just continue to be overwhelmed by Mr. Pickens’s generosity,” said