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Libertarian donors fund new research center at UM's business school
Libertarian donors fund new research center at UM's business school

A foundation led by the owner of the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team and the Charles Koch Foundation have pledged $6 million to create a new center that will study enterprise and markets at the University of Maryland's business school. The center will be dubbed the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets after a $5 million donation by Ed Snider, a Maryland alumni and chairman of Comcast-Spectacor, which owns the Flyers. With another $1 million from the Koch Foundation, the university can hire three professors and a managing director, in addition to support staff, five doctoral candidates and four post-doctoral fellows. Koch and his brother David run Koch Industries, an oil,...

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