2005: USA: Saudi's Millions to Universities

DW via WOJ

The same prince from whom Rudolph Giuliani returned money after 9/11. "Saudi Prince Gives Millions to Harvard and Georgetown," from the New York Times, with thanks to David:

Harvard University and Georgetown University each announced yesterday that they had received $20 million donations from Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, a Saudi businessman and member of the Saudi royal family, to finance Islamic studies.

Harvard said it would create a universitywide program on Islamic studies, recruit new faculty members in the field, provide more support for graduate students and convert rare Islamic textual sources into digital formats to make them widely available.