'A Beautiful Mind' author wants nearly $1M from Columbia University

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  • The Wall Street Journal reports that "A Beautiful Mind" author and Columbia University professor Sylvia Nasar is suing the school for $923,000 related to an endowment grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
  • Nasar holds title of John S. and James L. Knight Professor of Business Journalism at Columbia.

From the article:

".., According to a summons filed in state Supreme Court in Manhattan, Sylvia Nasar says Columbia owes her $923,000 dating back to September 1998 from an endowment grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The summons was filed on Jan. 7. ..."

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