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October 13, 2014
Alumnus James Anderson pledged $25 million to Wayne State University's engineering college; gift seeks to encourage entrepreneurship.
"James Anderson, president and CEO of Detroit-based auto retail consulting firm Urban Science, and his wife, Patricia, announced a $25 million gift to Wayne State University on Thursday. The gift was earmarked specifically for the College of Engineering to establish a revamped commercialization unit. The gift, according to a news release, will establish the James and Patricia Anderson Engineering Ventures Institute 'to foster a culture of entrepreneurship by offering expert guidance and resources for faculty and students during the startup process.'” -- Crain's Detroit Business