Tue 12 Jan, 2010 08:41 am
SOM = ?
PhD '74 = PhD of 1974?
GRD '02 = GRD of 2002? What is GRD?
Yale SOM Announces Largest Alumni Gift to Date
Published: January 4, 2010
Lei Zhang MBA '02, GRD '02
New Haven, Conn. " Yale President Richard C. Levin PhD '74 announced on January 4, 2010, that Lei Zhang MBA '02, GRD '02 has pledged the largest gift ever to the Yale School of Management by a graduate of the school. Zhang's pledge, made less than 10 years after his graduation from Yale, also represents the largest gift to date from a young Yale University alumnus. Zhang, the founder and managing partner of Hillhouse Capital Management, will give $8,888,888 primarily to help build Yale SOM’s new campus. A portion of the gift will provide scholarship support for the International Relations Program at Yale's new Jackson Institute of Global Affairs, as well as funding for a variety of China-related activities at the university.
SOM = School of Management
Those are the schools in the university they attended or the degree they achieved and the year they graduated. PhD'74 means graduated with a PhD in 1974.