Anonymous donor gives Ann Arbor $1 million gift

Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich., has received a $1 million anonymous grant to be used for scholarships.
 
A university news release dated March 12 said the donor “is a strong proponent of Lutheran Christian education, and has designated the dollars to scholarships that will enable students to pursue careers in ministry.”
 
“This donor has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to our educational ministry, which helps us open our doors to an even wider group of prospective students,” said university President Thomas Ahlersmeyer.
 
“I am more convinced than ever that God has a strong future planned for this institution,” he said.
 
The news release notes that the “gift supplements several significant donations this year, including a $400,000 gift from Rev. Robert Altmann [of Cadillac, Mich.] designated for scholarships for women who will become Lutheran school teachers.”

Posted March 26, 2004

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