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GE alums donate $104K

Employees of General Electric Co. who are MIT alumni donated $104,378 to the Institute in 2002, which was matched by a grant from the GE Foundation. Among those who contributed to GE's alumni giving program were 22 MIT Ph.Ds--almost twice the number of Ph.D. hires as from any other single university.

GE employees and retirees gave more than $11 million to institutions of higher learning in 2002. The GE Foundation has matched $147 million in gifts to colleges and universities since 1954.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 12, 2003.

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