MADISON — A Milwaukee
businessman and his wife have donated $5 million to the
University of Wisconsin-Madison's computer sciences
The university announced
the donation from Sheldon Lubar and his wife, Marianne, on
UW-Madison alumni John and
Tashia Morgridge matched $2 million of the Lubars'
donation, bringing the total amount of money the
department will receive to $7 million.
The money will go to endow
two chairs and two professorships as well as establish an
endowed discretionary fund.
Sheldon Lubar graduated
from UW-Madison's law school in 1953. He went on to found
an investment firm in Milwaukee and serve as president of
the UW System Board of Regents.