NEW YORK, NY, January 31, 2007 -- Pace University has received the third largest gift in its 100-year history, courtesy of the Dyson Foundation. The $7.5 million grant, the largest among the major gifts marking the foundation´s 50th anniversary, reflects a partnership between the Dyson family and Pace that began 75 years ago in 1930 when Charles H. Dyson graduated. Dyson became a pioneer in leveraged buyouts, was founder of the privately held investment firm Dyson-Kissner-Moran, undertook government assignments during the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and served as Chairman of Pace´s Board of Trustees.

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