Ryan Stowers discusses academic freedom in USA Today

In a letter to the editor in USA Today on September 2, Charles Koch Foundation Executive Director Ryan Stowers discussed the Foundation’s support for university programs and our commitment to academic freedom and open inquiry. Stowers wrote, “The breadth of our support speaks to our track record of operating with integrity and respect for academic freedom. We have provided support to more than 400 universities across the country over the last 10 years … Universities and scholars decide what and how to conduct their research and follow that research wherever it may lead.”

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Read the USA Today letter to the editor.

09-22-2020 01:00pm

New center at University of Nebraska will explore the changing relationship between law and technology and how it impacts society

The University of Nebraska has announced two new grants, one each from the Charles Koch Foundation (CKF) and the Menard family, that will support the university’s newly-launched Governance and Technology Center.

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09-18-2020 03:00pm

Ball State empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators

Ball State University will enhance its efforts to empower the country’s next generation of leaders and innovators with a new $1.55 million grant from the Charles Koch Foundation (CKF) and a $5 million grant from the Menard family. 

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09-17-2020 03:10pm

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to expand constitutional studies program

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will use two new grants to expand its Center for Constitutional Studies and enhance students’ opportunities to engage in research, coursework, and programming about First Amendment rights. 

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