The Kellogg School of Management is grateful
to Larry and Carol Levy for their generosity in the enhancement
of the entrepreneurial program at Kellogg through the establishment
of the Larry and Carol Levy Institute for Entrepreneurial
Practice. Their significant financial contribution will spearhead
an effort for increased investment in this important area
of the curriculum.
The Kellogg entrepreneurial program received
its first significant support in 1988, when Mr. and Mrs. Edgar
F. Heizer Jr. endowed the Heizer Center for Entrepreneurial
Studies. Since then, entrepreneurship has remained a key focus
of the Kellogg School’s MBA program. Now, the Levys
have created the opportunity to expand the program’s
activities and enable the school to advance into executive
education for entrepreneurs, expand its entrepreneurship summer
internship program, develop additional courses and identify
new faculty members in this arena.
Says Kellogg School Dean Dipak C. Jain: “This
important gift will re-invigorate our program in entrepreneurship.
Recently, entrepreneurship has often been confused with the
dot-com phenomenon. Thanks to Carol and Larry Levy, and the
example they are setting, Kellogg will be able to move forward
and enhance its offerings in the entrepreneurial program for
our MBA students and for those professionals already practicing
in the field.”
Larry Levy is co-founder,
chairman and CEO of Levy Restaurants, the Levy Organization,
and is a 1967 graduate of the Kellogg School.