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Westmont College Receives $2 Million Donation

Anonymous Donor Helps ‘Student Success’ Programming


An anonymous $2 million donation to Westmont College will help the private Christian school establish its Center for Student Success. The center, which has a start date for this fall, will be designed to “coordinate all facets of the college experience to supercharge student success on campus and after graduation,” according to a statement.

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