Champlain College receives $25 million to improve its business school
October 24, 2012
Burlington, Vermont-based Champlain College recently received a $10 million gift over the next five years for its school of business from the Stiller Family Foundation. This is the largest gift the college has received since it was established in 1878. The Stiller Family Foundation was launched by Robert Stiller, the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters founder, with the goal of helping people help themselves through support for various organizations and programs.
The gift will name the Robert P. Stiller School of Business and help the college reach its comprehensive campaign initiatives. Additionally, the Stiller Foundation has requested that $4 million be earmarked to endow two Business School chairs, $4 million go toward a new Center for Communications and Creative Media and capital investments for Perry Hall as well as $2 million for an endowed fund in Appreciative Inquiry programs.
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