Alabama A&M alumni donates $2.2 million to university

Alabama A&M has received $2.2 million from a former student, making it the largest individual gift the university has seen in its history.

AAMU announced an alumnus, who is anonymous, gifted the university $2,187,518.75 which is twice reflective of its founding year of 1875.

University officials indicated that $1 million will support athletic programs as the remainder will fund ongoing University initiatives.

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