Levi Strauss

UC Berkeley Announces $24 Million Donation to Help ‘Historically Marginalized’ Students

UC Berkeley announced this week that it has accepted a $24 million donation from the former chairman of Levi Strauss & Co. that will be earmarked to cover tuition costs for students from low-income families. A press release published on Monday claims that the gift will help increase the number of students from groups that have been “historically marginalized” by universities and colleges.

BERKELEY, CA - APRIL 17: UC Berkeley students walk by Sather Tower on the UC Berkeley campus April 17, 2007 in Berkeley, California. Robert Dynes, President of the University of California, said the University of California campuses across the state with reevaluate security and safety policies in the wake of …