Forever a Mountaineer

puskar 150x150 Forever a MountaineerLongtime West Virginia benefactor Milan “Mike” Puskar died Friday after a battle with cancer.Longtime West Virginia benefactor Milan “Mike” Puskar died Friday after a battle with cancer.  He was 77. Puskar is the co-founder of and former chairman of generic drug maker Mylan Inc. and namesake of Milan Puskar Stadium where the football team plays.

He is responsible for the single largest gift in West Virginia University history. Puskar donated $20 million to the school in 2003, earmarking $14.5 million to athletics. Much of that went to the football stadium. Read more…

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