John Portman gifts $2.5 million endowment to College of Architecture

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Georgia Tech has just announced a $2.5 million gift to endow the dean’s chair and name it in John Portman’s honor. According to the university, the chair will enhance the college’s ability to attract and retain the very best academic leaders. “John is very devoted to Georgia Tech,” Mickey Steinberg, a senior advisor and long-time colleague of John Portman said. “Georgia Tech is really where he got his start.” Dean Steven P. French will be the first to hold the chair.

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