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October 07, 2016
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How One College Quelled Controversy Over a Koch-Financed Center

David Oppenheimer

Western Carolina U. faced a faculty rebellion over plans to use funds from the conservative Charles Koch Foundation to create a new research center on free enterprise. It found ways to render the gift agreement much easier for critics to swallow.

This article was originally published by The Chronicle of Higher Education on October 4, 2016. 

Western Carolina University stood on the brink of a battle with its faculty after it announced plans last fall to take $2 million from the Charles Koch...

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