About Kozmetsky Center, St. Edward's University
About St. Edward’s UniversityFounded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward’s University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,800 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward’s emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends... to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. It is an exciting time to be part of the St. Edward’s University and the Kozmetsky Center as we seek to significantly expand our global associations and engagement.The Kozmetsky Center aims to enrich the intellectual life of St. Edward's University, and to serve as a resource for informing the broader public on critical global issues. The Center seeks to deepen understanding of the complex challenges of an increasingly integrated world. We facilitate interdisciplinary exchanges among experts, students, faculty, and the broader public in a variety of forums. Past speakers have included American and foreign diplomats, policy makers, university scholars, and leaders of the business, non-profit, and cultural communities. The Kozmetsky Center periodically hosts short-term resident visiting scholars and practitioners from the United States and around the world to share their expertise and diverse perspectives with the St. Edward’s University community.