Indiana U's Kelley School Receives $33M Grant From Lilly Endowment

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Indiana University business school Dean Daniel C. Smith imagines a day when students huddle in small groups to videoconference with corporate leaders halfway around the world.

Or they talk real-time with executives of companies scattered across Indiana to study and help solve their business problems.

A $33 million grant from Lilly Endowment to the IU Kelley School of Business announced Wednesday will help to make that transformation of technology and curriculum into reality very soon -- and keep the school among the best in the nation.

The grant pays for more than half of a $60 million expansion and renovation of the business school building at 10th Street and Fee Lane on IU's Bloomington campus.

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