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$12.5 Million Gift Will Fund New Drexel School

January 31, 2013

Drexel was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about plans to open the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship with a $12.5 million gift received from the Charles and Barbara Close Foundation. President John A. Fry and Dr. Donna DeCarolis, associate dean for strategic initiatives and head of the management department in LeBow College, were quoted. The Associated Press story was picked up by several outlets nationwide including Forbes, Bloomberg and The San Francisco Chronicle. WPVI-TV (6abc) also mentioned the announcement. View Story