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Kennesaw State names academic unit for donors of $9M gift

December 6, 2020 GMT

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Kennesaw State University is naming its College of Humanities and Social Sciences after Norman Radow after getting a $9 million gift from the real estate investor and his wife, Lindy Radow.

University System of Georgia regents recently approved the naming of the unit at the 41,000-student university.

The gift includes $2 million to endow scholarships in the college in a fund named for Lindy Radow. The fund will be matched by funds from the Kennesaw State Journey Honors Scholarship, to create a scholarship endowment of $5 million.

Norman Radow earlier served as the chairman of the Kennesaw State University Foundation Board of Trustees, helping raise money for the university through a period of rapid growth. Radow earlier endowed other scholarships, including one named for his late father, Paul Radow.

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The College of Humanities and Social Sciences has 7,000 of the university’s students.

Radow founded RADCO Companies, which invests in apartment complexes nationwide.