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Sat Dec 21, 2019, 08:13 PM

After being sued, Mizzou returns most of nearly $5 million conservative gift

By Joe Holleman

The University of Missouri had to do what it really didn't want to give back millions of dollars.

To settle a lawsuit brought by Hillsdale College, a small liberal arts school in southern Michigan that's popular in conservative circles, Mizzou has returned $4.7 million, Hillsdale officials said Wednesday.

One of the lawyers representing Hillsdale was former Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, who earned his bachelor's and law degrees from Mizzou.

"Under the settlement, Mizzou has agreed to pay nearly the full amount of the original gift, approximately $4.6 million," Hillsdale officials said in a statement.

Read more: https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/columns/joe-holleman/after-being-sued-mizzou-returns-most-of-nearly-million-conservative/article_fdd8197e-462c-5679-ae09-f6b9a1aa0efd.html

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Jake Stern Dec 2019 #1

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Sat Dec 21, 2019, 08:59 PM

1. They didn't fulfill the terms of the gift

So it became Hillsdale College's money.

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