NC State chancellor Randy Woodson announced Friday, Dec. 17, that the university has received the largest gift in its history – $40 million – from Lonnie and Carol Johnson Poole. The substantial part of their contribution, $37 million, funds an endowment to support and name NC State’s College of Management. | MORE
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