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BU alumnus donates additional $7 million

A Boston University alumnus whose donation in 2000 helped establish the college’s Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future has provided an additional $7 million gift to support the initiative, BU announced.

Frederick Pardee, a Bolton native who earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from BU in 1954, has now given nearly $20 million to the university over his lifetime.

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