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Universities raise record amounts

DES MOINES (KWWL) -- Iowa's public universities say they raised record amounts of funding last year.

The University of Iowa raised $466 million in the fiscal year 2010, a nine percent increase from 2009.

Iowa State increased external funding by 27 percent, and its largest donors came from the federal government. It brought in $388.2 million from grants, contracts, gifts and other sources, shattering the previous mark of $305.2 million in 2009.

Northern Iowa raised $55.6 million, a five percent increase from the previous year.

Online AnchorBob Waters

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