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Oxford University dons are split over the university's biggest ever donation. Some say they will vote against accepting pounds 20m for a new business school from the controversial Saudi businessman, Wfic Said.

The zoologist, Professor Richard Dawkins, is among those who object. In a letter to the Independent, he says the university might end up having to foot a substantial part of the bill. Alexandar Murray, a medieval-history tutor from University College, will also vote against the plan when Oxford's congregation of dons considers it in November. But Oxford's director of external relations, Dr Paul Flather, said the centre would not lead to donations being diverted from other sources.

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