- 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. ..."