Bloomberg chief exec, wife to give University of Chicago Law School $5M

Thursday, October 3, 2013

The University of Chicago Law School was expected to announce on Wednesday a $5 million gift to create a business leadership program.

The gift, from Daniel L. Doctoroff, chief executive of the financial data and media company Bloomberg L.P., and his wife, Alisa Doctoroff, president of the UJA-Federation of New York, will create a program that combines law and business classes at the university.

It will make available a group of core business courses for all law students, and provide a select group of 15 students per class with a special curriculum, including advanced seminars and an assigned mentor who will provide one-on-one counseling.

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