Marvin, a PhD in economics, is recruited by a University to be Dean of the Economics department. - 2660

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Marvin, a PhD in economics, is recruited by a University to be Dean of the Economics department. Marvin agrees to accept the job at the salary of $100,000 annually, on the condition that his daughter, Mimi, who is presently 8 years old, also receive a free undergraduate education at the same university. The university agrees to Marvin’s conditions and Marvin takes the job. Ten years later, while teaching an economics class, Marvin has a fatal heart attack. May Mimi sue the university if it refuses to give her a free education when she graduates from high school? 

A. No, because Mimi was not party to the contract 

B. Yes, because Mimi is a third-party beneficiary of the contract 

C. No, because Marvin is not alive to file suit to enforce the contract 

D. Yes, because she was a minor when the contract was made 

 
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) Marvin, a PhD in economics, is recruited by a University to be Dean of the Economics department. Marvin agrees to accept the job at the salary of $100,000 annually, on the condition that his daughter, Mimi, who is prese