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Rock Ethics Institute Featured in "We Are: A Magazine of Penn State Philanthropy"

This issue offers a look at the impact of private giving within Penn State. One of the featured gifts from the "Grand Destiny" (1997-2003) campaign led to the creation the Rock Ethics Institute.

This information first appeared in the "We Are: A Magazine of Penn State Philanthropy" magazine.

A Grand Destiny

1997–2003
The Rock Ethics Institute, established in 2001 with a gift from Doug and Julie Rock, has helped to make Penn State “a world leader in ethically informed research and educational efforts,” says Nancy Tuana, who holds the endowed director’s position the Rocks also created for the Institute. Based in the College of the Liberal Arts, “The Rock” integrates ethics initiatives across the University, including partnerships spanning the sciences, engineering, humanities, and social sciences.