Clark Foun­da­tion pledges $15M in aid to engineering stu­dents at Johns Hopkins

Baltimore Sun - - MARYLAND | NATION - — Tim Pru­dente

Clark Char­i­ta­ble Foun­da­tion Inc. has pledged $15 mil­lion to the Johns Hopkins Univer­sity to pro­vide fi­nan­cial aid for un­der­grad­u­ate engineering stu­dents, the univer­sity an­nounced Mon­day. The do­na­tion is the largest en­dowed gift ever to Hopkins’ Whit­ing School of Engineering ,and it honors A. James Clark, a Hopkins trustee and con­struc­tion mag­nate who died last year at 87. Hopkins Pres­i­dent Ron­ald J. Daniels said in a state­ment that the gift re­flects Clark’s legacy “of trans­form­ing the ar­chi­tec­ture of our univer­sity and help­ing to ed­u­cate the engineering lead­ers of to­mor­row.” The money will pro­vide need-based aid to stu­dents.

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