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'Silent Sam' deal cost UNC a $1.5M grant from major foundation donor


A major foundation donor says it pulled a $1.5 million grant slated for UNC after news broke of the controversial deal between UNC system leaders and a neo-Confederate group over "Silent Sam." The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, one of the largest charitable foundations in the world and a key funder of academic research, withdrew the grant at "at the final stage." (WRAL.com)

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