The University of Oklahoma says it received nearly $140 million in private gifts in the past six months.
The university says it received $139.7 million in private gifts for the six-month period ending Dec. 31. That amount is a record high for any six-month period. The school received $85 million in the same period last fiscal year.
OU President David Boren says the private gifts are especially important when state budgets are tight.
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