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FSU to receive largest-ever $100 million gift for new entrepreneurship school

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Christmas came early at Florida State University on Friday, as President John Thrasher nabbed the biggest donation in the school’s 164-year history — $100 million for a new entrepreneurship school to be named after the late billionaire philanthropist Jim Moran. “This is a really big deal,” Thrasher said during a board of trustees conference call. “It’s a great day for Florida State and for our students.” The board approved an exception to the university’s naming policy, which mandates a seven-year…

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