Man Sues College After It Rejects Son Following $40K Donation

Assuming a $40,000 donation to his alma mater would grease the wheels enough to get his son an easy acceptance letter, the donor is suing because the college left his son hanging.

KTRK Houston reports the man, who is going after Houston’s Strake Jesuit College Prepatory School, thinks his son was rejected because his donation wasn’t high enough. School officials suggested he “give until it hurts,” asking for a $100,000 donation on a piece of paper and telling the man such a donation would gain his son acceptance. The man pledged to give $50,000, and has contributed $40,000 so far.

A Strake Jesuit spokesman tells KTRK: “While it is school policy not to comment on pending litigation, Strake Jesuit has always kept its admissions process separate from donations and contributions.”

Father speaks on lawsuit against Strake Jesuit [KTRK Houston]