Frank Mendicino of the University of Wyoming Foundation defends the sale of the Y Cross ranch and says UW and CSU officials maintained integrity in the decision to sell the property.
The recent sale of the Y Cross ranch by foundations of the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University reveals current priorities at both institutions.
UW professor says two university foundations didn’t try hard enough to meet the donor’s intentions for the ranch to be used for university research and instruction.
The UW Foundation would raise $100M in matching donations for the $200M initiative, and play a key role in choosing the endowed chairs.
Officials say Halliburton's $3 million gift underscores the close collaboration between the energy industry, state government, and the University of Wyoming.