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Auburn University receives largest gift in university history

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AUBURN, AL (WTVM) -

At a Board of Trustees meeting held Friday, June 21, alumnus Robert J. Harbert committed $40 million to Auburn University. The Auburn University's College of Business will now hold his name.

Harbert is the chairman and CEO of Harbert Management Corp., an independent investment firm founded in 1993. Harbert is also the president pro tempore of the Auburn University Board of Trustees.

Three College of Business graduates who donated gifts of $1 million or more. Kerry and Laura Bradley, Robert M. Broadway Jr. and Julie Broadway, and David and Terri Luck each made monetary commitments to the fund.

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