The mission of the Walker Center for Applied Ethics is to advance a more ethical world by improving and evolving the interdisciplinary teaching of ethics and by bridging the gap between research and organizational best practices.
The focus of the Walker Center will be on partnerships, collaborations, research, coursework and programming designed to advance ethical practices in individuals and organizations of all types, with an emphasis on application, practical understanding, and impact. This emphasis on practice and/or formation will apply for programming/course work across all audiences. A substantial portion of the work of the Walker Center shall be directed to primary research of business ethics.
Frank D. Walker gift will fund Ethics Center at Marian University
INDIANAPOLIS—Marian University (marian.edu) has commitments of nearly $9 million to open a new Center for Ethics in 2019. The majority of the money raised comes in the form of a lead gift from Frank D. Walker, Chairman Emeritus of Walker Information, and the Walker Family Foundation. The new entity will be called the Walker Center for Applied Ethics at Marian University.
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Elizabeth Coit to serve as inaugural executive director of Marian University’s Walker Center for Applied Ethics
July 30, 2019 Learn more about Elizabeth's new role
INDIANAPOLIS — Elizabeth Coit will serve as the inaugural executive director of Marian University’s Walker Center for Applied Ethics, the university announced today.
In her new role, Coit will oversee and direct all of the Walker Center’s operations while collaborating with the Walker Center Board of Visitors, Marian faculty, Indiana business leaders and other stakeholders to design and implement a long-term strategy to advance the Walker Center’s mission.