$44M for a ‘sleeping giant’—Texas Tech gets single-largest gift in school history

Texas Tech University on Wednesday announced the single largest philanthropic donation received in the school’s history – and one of the largest investments in people and programs in an agricultural college in the country.

Gordon W. Davis, a Lubbock businessman who spent 10 years as an associate professor in the college, and his wife, Joyce, have given a $44 million donation to rename the Gordon W. Davis College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources and further support a program he helped bring into the national spotlight.

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