Charles Koch Foundation Supports Xavier University’s Williams College of Business

Xavier University’s Williams College of Business recently announced that it received a $500,000 gift from the Charles Koch Foundation. The grant will be used to help support the Stephen S. Smith Center’s—part of the Williams College of Business—mission  to promote learning, scholarship and debate about fundamental questions and ideas that impact society with a focus on economics and its relationship to law, political philosophy, and history.

The Charles Koch Foundation’s gift will help the Smith Center in developing the Smith Research Fellowship, an expanded outreach program offering public forums, distinguished speakers, symposiums, and an online resource center.

Learn more about the Smith Center here and read the full grant agreement here. 

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