Rich and Nancy Kinder donated $25 million in 2015 to form the Kinder Institute. They recently donated another $10 million in order to expand the programs that the institute offers.
“Race and the American Story” will pilot as a one-hour topics course in the spring semester.
Dr. William Horner: “If you’re faced with two guys and you portray one as a little bit disingenuous, maybe willing to say anything to get elected, and the other one as a fool, it’s clear who they think would be a better president.”
The conference cost $18,000 to put on, and funding came entirely from sources within MU and the UM System.
After Trump’s loss and Sanders’ near victory on Monday, there’s no telling how the next competition will end.
Students can utilize resources on campus to learn about and get involved with local, state and national politics.
Dryer hopes the program will place MU on the map as a school recognized for political science.