Morris Schapiro

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Morris A. Schapiro CC '23 was a businessman. The brother of art historian Meyer Schapiro, he funded the Schapiro CEPSR and Schapiro Hall. At Columbia, he was an avid chess player, and was persuaded to donate $7 million for the residence hall when Dean Robert Pollack brought the 1984 Columbia chess team to his house.

Schapiro was a 1982 recipient of the John Jay Award.

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