Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, right, is greeted by Washington State University mascot Butch as campaign chairman Scott Carson looks on at a fund-raising kick-off for Washington State University ... more 
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, right, is greeted by Washington State University mascot Butch as campaign chairman Scott Carson looks on at a fund-raising kick-off for Washington State University Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, in Seattle. WSU is getting a $26 million donation for the university's School for Global Animal Health from Allen, its richest dropout, the school said Thursday. The campaign event was one of many scheduled around the state to formally announce Allen's gift and begin a $1 billion fundraising campaign, the largest in school history. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Elaine Thompson
Thu, Dec 2, 2010 4:18 PM EST