Ex-Dodgers owner gives college $100 million

A former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers is giving Georgetown University $100 million to found a school of public policy that will bear his family name, the largest donation ever to the nation’s oldest Catholic university, the Washington Post reports. Frank H. McCourt Jr., who took the storied baseball team into bankruptcy in 2011 and sold it last year for a reported $2.15 billion, has endowed Georgetown’s ninth school with a gift that will expand the university’s footprint in the growing field of public policy scholarship. McCourt, 60, who lives in New York, graduated from Georgetown in 1975. His donation, which surpasses a previous university record of $87 million set in 2010, is scheduled to be announced Wednesday…

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