Frank Batten Gives $100 Million to Create New School

On the eve of University of Virginia’s Founder’s Day, University President John Casteen III and Frank Batten Sr. announced today that Batten is giving $100 million to create the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. The primary goal of the school will be to supply the nation with visionary leaders who can drive the policy innovation process, energize organizations, build inclusive coalitions and translate good ideas into action.