BY STAFF REPORT
Banco Santander has agreed to grant new funds to Yale University’s Center for educational programs for international students.
The Spanish bank made its first grants to Yale in 2011, and the new funding will support the Center‘s ‘study of globalization’ program for foreign students.
The bank has already been supporting two educational programs of the Yale Center – Santander International Experience Program, which provides financial aid to students willing to study abroad. World Fellows Program, which brings together promising mid-career professionals from around the world for a semester of study at the Yale University campus.
“Together we can advance a common purpose: to strengthen the worldwide exchange of crucial ideas, opinions, and information in an era of globalization,” said Yale Center’s President-elect Peter Salovey after signing the agreement with bank officials.
The center connects key influencers, creators, and academics under a common purpose to enact real global change through the exchange of powerful ideas.
“We are proud to once again partner with Yale University to fund the Center for the Study of Globalization,” said Jorge Moran, Santander U.S. country head and Sovereign Bank president and chief executive officer.
The Yale Center for the Study of Globalization was established in 2001 to promote an understanding of globalization and foster the exchange of information between Yale faculty and policymakers. Under the direction of Ernesto Zedillo, former president of Mexico, the center focuses on global development, financial globalization, international trade, and the provision of key global public goods.