Got this email tonight. Can’t verify, so watch for it tomorrow. I heard this was going to be from our big donor to pay for the west end of the new stadium. I hope it’s for that, and not to buy more property sooner!
Sent: Monday, January 09, 2006 3:33 PM
Subject: OSU Press Conference
OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY TO
ANNOUNCE HISTORIC GIFT ON TUESDAY
Gift Represents Largest Ever Cash Gift to
Support a Collegiate Athletic Program in the History of the NCAA
What: Substantial Leadership Gift Announcement – Historic in Scope and Size
When: Tuesday, January 10, 2006, at 11 a.m.
Where: Varsity Club Room – Second Floor, Football Complex Inside the
Athletic Center at Gallagher Iba Arena
Special Note: The announcement will be
carried live around the world over the Internet at www.okstate.com.
In what is characterized as the “single largest donation” ever to an NCAA
collegiate athletic program, Oklahoma State University officials are
preparing to announce a record-setting gift which, in terms of scope and
magnitude, will propel Oklahoma State’s ambitious vision to build a world
class athletic complex unrivaled in stature and size closer to reality.
Details on the gift and its impact to elevate Oklahoma State’s
tradition-rich athletic program to a new level of national prominence and
competitiveness in all sports will be presented at the press announcement.