In Memoriam: Arthur H. Stromberg

The Institute of World Politics mourns the loss of benefactor and friend Arthur H. Stromberg, who passed away this February. IWP was introduced to Mr. Stromberg by longtime IWP supporters David and Lynzie Haynes at a seminar event Mr. & Mrs. Haynes helped to organize in 2013.  IWP President John Lenczowski was one of the…

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Meet Karen Armstrong: Dedicated community volunteer and IWP supporter

Having raised two boys, and among other volunteer activities, Karen currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Duke Cancer Institute, the Board of Directors for the Excellence Foundation for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and the Board of Advisors for the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at…

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Donor Spotlight: Victor Bik

When Mr. Victor Bik of Sarasota, Florida, received a letter from Dr. John Lenczowski, he was struck by the similarity of the Bik and Lenczowski family experiences in German and Soviet-occupied Poland during the Second World War.

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In Memoriam: Richard (Zdzisław) Zakrzewski (1919-2013)

Nothing testifies to the grandness of an endeavor than a multigenerational effort of passing values down to the next torchbearers. And in the case of Richard Zakrzewski (11 November 1919-21 March 2013), who has just passed away, the method of transmission was The Institute of World Politics. Our school reflects his values, methods, goals, and…

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In Memoriam: William D. Houser

The Institute of World Politics honors the memory of Vice Admiral William D. Houser, USN (Ret.) a longtime supporter of the school and a lifelong patriot who passed away this past February.  A member of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1942, he went into naval aviation.

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Donor Spotlight: Meet Tidal McCoy

Tidal McCoy has supported IWP almost since its inception. Having spent 25 years in the national security field, he understands the importance of an excellent education for professionals in this field. When John Lenczowski was founding the school, Mr. McCoy found, “It was clear to me that this needed to be done.”

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