A rich past is worth nothing without an investment in the future. Empower Extraordinary The campaign for Michigan State UniversityMichigan State University has announced a $25 million challenge grant from philanthropist and MSU alumnus Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe, to the Eli Broad College of Business, bringing the couple’s total giving to MSU to nearly $100 million.

“We are pleased to deepen our support of MSU’s business college and, by offering a challenge grant, we hope others will step up and recognize the opportunity to educate the next generation of business leaders at a world-class university,” said Eli Broad.

The gift will jumpstart the $1.5 billion Empower Extraordinary, the Campaign for Michigan State University announced earlier today.