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  • T. William Boxx, M.A.

    Senior Fellow  

    T. William “Bill” Boxx is Chairman and CEO of the Philip M. McKenna Foundation based in Latrobe, PA. The foundation’s primary interests are in public policy, academic affairs, and local community programs. His previous experience includes positions in corporate administration and government affairs for Kennametal Inc., and social services for the State of Arkansas. Mr. Boxx was instrumental in founding the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics, and Government at Saint Vincent College and was the founding chairman of its Council of Advisors, on which he continues to serve. He also founded, with Gary M. Quinlivan, the Center for Political and Economic Thought at Saint Vincent and developed its political and cultural lecture and conference programs. He was also the principle designer of the Aurelius Scholars and George Washington Fellows programs for affiliated students. As Senior Fellow of the Center he contributes to its planning and general administration and advises on programming and academic affairs. Mr. Boxx’s other current affiliations include: founding board member and past chairman of the Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives in Harrisburg, PA; founding board member of the Pennsylvania Business Council and chairman of its Education Foundation also in Harrisburg; and board member of the Salvatori Center at Claremont McKenna College. He previously served on the boards of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute in Wilmington, DE, and Saint Vincent College. Mr. Boxx has co-edited books and written on political and social thought. His educational background includes a B.A. in Sociology from Arkansas State University, M.A. in Theology from Saint Vincent Seminary, and additional graduate studies at Duquesne University.