Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding
|Named after||Al-Waleed bin Talal|
In 2005, a wealthy Saudi Saudi prince and businessman, Al-Waleed bin Talal in 2005, gave $20 million to the Center to promote interfaith understanding and the study of Islam and the Muslim world. The center was renamed in his honor. The $20 million gift was the second-largest ever given to the Georgetown at that point. Bin Talal simultaneously gave $20 million to Harvard University's interdisciplinary Islamic studies program and $15 million to establish American studies programs at the American University in Beirut and American University in Cairo.
- Caryle Murphy, Saudi Gives $20 Million to Georgetown, Washington Post (December 13, 2005).
- Rafferty, Steve (January 12, 2006). "Saudi Prince Gives GU $20M". The Hoya.
- Press Release: Georgetown University Receives $20 Million Gift From Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal To Expand Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding Archived 2006-09-04 at the Wayback Machine, December 12, 2005. Accessed 24 November, 2014
- Center Profile: Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding (2005), Pluralism Project at Harvard University.
- Center for Muslim–Christian Understanding
- Strauss, Valerie (February 15, 2008). "$20 Million Saudi Gift Is Questioned". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2008-02-15.