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Charles Koch Foundation


Photo courtesy of MT Solidarity Since the establishment of MTSU’s Political Economy Research Institute, students and faculty have rallied against it due to a connection to the Charles Koch Foundation, which, they say, has been known to dispense money in exchange for political power and influence. The PERI was established in late 2016 with the …

Photo and story by Megan Cole / Assistant News Editor  A group of students involved with MT Solidarity gathered outside of the James E. Walker Library on Thursday to protest the $3.5 million Charles Koch Foundation Grant that was given to the university last year. Dalton Winfree, a senior studying commercial songwriting and philosophy, helped …