Kentucky college lands $250 million donation from trust

07/31/2013 // West Palm Beach , Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)

Kentucky – Centre College has been granted a $250 million donation from the A. Eugene Brockman Charitable Trust. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the all-stock donation is stated to be among the largest single gifts ever provided to a higher education school in the U.S.

The small liberal arts school stated the money will be used for scholarships for students majoring in natural sciences, economics and computational sciences.

Centre President John A. Roush is quoted by the AP as stating of the gift, “The challenges and opportunities confronting our nation and world are increasingly complex, and the Brockman Scholars Program will empower talented young women and men with the knowledge, creativity and integrity necessary to address them.”

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