Other Endowed Funds

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Earl W. Adams, Jr. Endowment Fund

The income from this fund, established by Mr. William H. Brown, Jr., Class of 1980, in honor of Dr. Earl W. Adams, Jr., Professor of Economics, is used to bring students, faculty, and distinguished business leaders together in an annual Roundtable on issues of regional, national, and global interest.

Allegheny College Choir Fund

The income from this fund, established initially by a gift from David C. Love and Yuko Iino Love, both Choir members from the Class of 1982, is used to benefit the Allegheny College Choir and is to be expended under the direction of the director of the Choir, in consultation with student choir members.

Allegheny College Collaborative Research and Experiential Learning Endowment

The income from this fund, established by Erie Insurance in 2007, provides summer stipends for Allegheny students participating in internships, with preference given to students who are interning with Erie Insurance. Fund income may also be used in support of actuarial exam expenses (including study materials) for Allegheny students; however, summer stipends should take precedence over all other uses.

Allegheny College Environmental Prize [Endowed by Henry “Bing” and Mary J. Ewalt]

The income from this fund, established by Henry W. “Bing” Ewalt, Class of 1962, and his wife, Mary J. Ewalt, is used to enhance Allegheny’s reputation in environmental science and to provide experiential learning opportunities for Allegheny students.

Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life Fund

The income from this fund, established by Timothy L. Reeves ’83 and Anne McGraw Reeves, shall support the Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life.

Christian L. Allison ’83 and Jane K. France Endowment Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Christian L. Allison, Class of 1983, and his wife, Jane France, is used to provide support to faculty and student programs within the Managerial Economics track in consultation with the Dean of the College.

C. Theodore Arther ’55 and Shirley Mertz Arther ’56 Environmental Education Fund

The income from this fund, established by Shirley Mertz Arther, Class of 1956, provides support for the Creek Connections program at Allegheny College.

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Barnes Womer Health Professions Fund

The income from this fund, established by Clark W. Barnes in memory of his mother, Mary Lou Womer Barnes, Class of 1946, his father Lynn L. Barnes, not an Allegheny graduate, but a Meadville native and business owner, and his grandfather, Dr. W.A. Womer, Class of 1900, is used to provide support to meet the needs of the Health Professions program as determined by the Health Professions advisor.

Barnhart Fishel Endowment Fund

The income from this fund, established in 1994 by Kenneth L. Kolson, Class of 1967, and Jane Barnhart Kolson, Class of 1969, in memory of Mrs. Kolson’s parents and maternal grandparents, is used for support of the College’s academic programs.

Paula Bauer Endowed Music Department Fund

The income from this fund is used to support Allegheny College Music Department needs as determined by the Music Department. The primary intent of the fund is to support the applied instruction in performance of students whose course work is at the juried level.

Marion C. & Werner H. Baum Endowment

The income from this fund, established through a bequest from Marion C. Baum, Class of 1952, provides unrestricted support to Allegheny College.

Robert W. Baum, Class of 1958, Faculty Support Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Robert W. Baum, Class of 1958, is used to provide support to faculty and/or their departments at the discretion of the Dean of the College.

Judith A. Berges Fund for Religious Life

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Judith A. Berges ’63, is used to provide support for the Spiritual and Religious Life Office at the discretion of the Chaplain.

Reverend and Mrs. Carl Edward Berges Study Abroad Fund

The income from this fund, created through the generosity of Judith A. Berges, Class of 1963, in memory of her parents, the Reverend and Mrs. Carl Edward Berges, is used to help defray educational expenses for international students or students studying away from campus. A committee consisting of the Dean of Students, the Dean of the College and the Director of the International Office selects the recipient. Candidates for the award need not be language majors.

Joe Boughton Allegheny Jazz Society Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by the Allegheny Jazz Society in memory of Joe Boughton, will be used to provide general program support for the music department.

Robin C. Bunch Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Charles E. Bunch and Christine Cronenwett in honor of their daughter Robin C. Bunch, Class of 2007, is used to support Allegheny College’s student internship programs and/or students in Allegheny approved internships.

Professor Bill Bywater Endowment

The income from this fund, established by Barbara A. Creed, in honor of her brother, Professor Bill Bywater, is used primarily to provide support for undergraduate philosophy conferences at Allegheny College. Funds may also be used to provide enrichment of the undergraduate experience, including, but not limited to, scholarly lectures, visiting scholars and student travel to philosophy conferences.

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Center for Business and Economics Endowed Fund

The income from this fund, established by the Board of Visitors, is used to support the operations and activities of the Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business & Economics.

Chapel Organ Recitals Fund

The income from this fund, established by Edward S. Hodgson, Jr., Class of 1947, is used to provide an annual or bi annual organ concert in order to create opportunities for superb organ music performances at Allegheny College and afford the students of Allegheny an opportunity to appreciate the beauty of organ music.

Cincala Fund for Student Faculty Research

The income from this fund, established by Robert Cincala ’63 and Pat Petruny Cincala, provides support for student faculty collaborative research in the hard sciences. The funds shall be used at the discretion of the Provost.

Class of 1938 Presidential Discretionary Fund

The income from this fund, a permanent fund established by the Class of 1938 on the occasion of its 50th reunion the first 50th reunion fund to be established at Allegheny, is available to the President of the College to help meet Allegheny’s changing needs and opportunities.

Class of 1939 Senior Research Fund

The income from this fund, a permanent fund established by the Class of 1939 on the occasion of its 50th reunion, is used to support student research in conjunction with the Senior Comprehensive Project.

Sarah B. Cochran Endowment for Presidency

The income from this fund, established by Sarah B. Cochran, is used to support the presidency.

Richard J. Cook and Teresa M. Lahti Student Faculty Research Endowment

The income from this fund, established in honor of Richard J. Cook, President Emeritus of the College from 1996 to 2008, and his wife Teresa M. Lahti by appreciative alumni, colleagues, and friends, is awarded to students and faculty to support their research and ongoing work.

Richard J. Cook & Teresa M. Lahti Endowment for Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity

The income from this fund, established by President Emeritus Richard J. Cook and Teresa M. Lahti, provides student stipends, materials, and essential project related travel assistance to students engaged in faculty mentored research or creative activity.

Al and Carol Coppolo Family Fund

The income from the fund, established by Alvin B. Coppolo, Class of 1978, and Carol J. Coppolo, Class of 1980, provides the College with unrestricted support.

Curt ’84 and Mary Lou ’85 Cramer Geology Department Fund

The income from this fund, established by Curt Cramer ’84 and Mary Lou Cramer ’85, provides funding for enhancements to the academic program in the geology department. Funds shall be used at the discretion of the geology department chair in consultation with the Dean of the College.

Creek Connections Environmental Education Fund

The income from this fund, established by James O. Palmer and Susan M. Rankin, is used to provide support for the Creek Connections program affiliated with Allegheny College.

Professor Robert D. Cupper Research Scholar Program Fund

The income from this fund, established in memory of Professor Robert D. Cupper, provides research and travel support for the student(s) chosen to participate in the Robert D. Cupper Research Scholar Program.

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Professor Chester A. Darling Student Faculty Research Fund

This fund, established by George Hill, Class of 1943, and Kathryn Hill, Class of 1942, provides support for student faculty research.

Edward David, Class of 1961, Faculty Support Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Edward David ’61, is used to provide support to faculty and their departments and/or programs at the discretion of the Dean of the College.

Davies Family Community Service Endowment Fund

The purpose of this fund shall be to support the Davies Community Leader Program at Allegheny College.

Davis Fund for Student Support

The income from this fund, established by an anonymous donor from the Class of 1959, provides support for financially needy students at the discretion of the Dean of Students.

Dean’s Endowed Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Steven D. Levinsky, Class of 1978, and Denise Girardin, is used to provide support to faculty and their departments and/or programs at the discretion of the Dean of the College.

Dean’s Fund for Student and Faculty Collaborative Research

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by anonymous donors, is used to support a wide range of faculty student collaborative research and is under the discretion of the Dean of the College.

DeCecco Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest from John Paul DeCecco, Class of 1946, provides educational resources and materials for Allegheny students. Preference shall be given to materials related to LGBT studies.

William S. Demchak, 1984, and Debbie Demchak Student Internship Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by William S. Demchak, Class of 1984, and Debbie Demchak, is used to support student internships.

Ralph H. Demmler Fellowship

The income from this fund, established by colleagues, friends and family following an initial grant from Mellon Bank in honor of Ralph H. Demmler, Class of 1925, distinguished attorney, Trustee and one time Chairman of the Board, is used in support of academic program enhancement. Proposals may be submitted to the Dean of the College.

Doane Student Art Purchase Fund

The income from this fund, established by the trustees of the F.B. Doane Foundation, is used for the purchase of outstanding Allegheny student art works.

Betsy Dotson, Esquire ’74 Experiential Learning Fund

The income from this fund, established by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bruce Dotson, in memory of their daughter, Betsy Dotson ’74, is used to provide financial assistance to students involved in experiential learning opportunities in the Washington, D.C. area.

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Samuel K. Edwards Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund is used to supplement the annual budget in support of faculty research and development. The fund was established in honor of Samuel Kermit Edwards, Professor of Classics 1962 1987: teacher, colleague, friend, and exemplar of the highest ideals of a liberal arts education. The Dean of the College will administer this fund.

Louise Fuller Eichert, Class of 1929, Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Louise Fuller Eichert, Class of 1929, is used to support the needs of the College.

Brett and Gwendolyn Elliott Faculty Support Fund

The income from this fund, established by Brett Elliott, Class of 1965, and Gwendolyn Terhune Elliott, Class of 1964, provides support for faculty and their departments and / or programs.

Endowed Equipment Fund For the Sciences

The income from this fund, created by an anonymous foundation in 1998, is used to support the purchase or replacement of science equipment as determined by the department chairs in the natural sciences division.

Dr. Bernard B. Engel, Class of 1957, and Bette Oliver Engel Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Bernard B. Engel, Class of 1957, and children in memory of his wife, Bette Oliver Engel, provides support for student production costs in conjunction with the senior comprehensive project. The fund may also support research and travel costs related to research for the senior comprehensive project, provided that the project results in a production or performance.

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Gail Howe Fahrner Fund

The income from this fund, established in honor and appreciation of Gail Howe Fahrner, Class of 1956, is used to provide support for the Centers for Community Engagement at Allegheny College.

Fowler, Robinson and Whitaker Family Endowment Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Charles F. Whitaker III, Class of 1966, and Shirley L. Whitaker is used to help meet Allegheny College’s changing needs and opportunities at the discretion of the Dean of the College. Preference is given to programs to help students in need of academic learning assistance, especially those with medical or psychological issues that may impede learning.

Carol Darnell Freund, Class of 1954, Dean’s Discretionary Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Carol Darnell Freund, Class of 1954, is used to enhance student learning at the discretion of the Dean of the College.

John B. Frick and Deborah K. Watson PhD Student Faculty Research Fund

The income from this fund, established by John B. Frick and Deborah K. Watson, PhD, both from the Class of 1972, supports collaborative research for students and faculty in mathematics, physics, and chemistry.

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Dr. Wendell B. Gealy Fund

The income from this fund is used by the Department of Geology for the purchase of periodicals or equipment.

Lester G. Graf ’57 Endowed Faculty Compensation Fund

The income from this fund, established by Lester G. Graf, Class of 1957, is used to support faculty compensation at the discretion of the Dean of the College.

Gund Chinese Studies Fellowship

The income from this fund, established by Geoffrey Gund, is used to support a teaching fellow in our Chinese language section.

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Heber Harper Endowed Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Reverend Heber R. Harper, Class of 1920, is used at the discretion of the Dean of the College for special activities in the fields of the Humanities.

Bruce Harrison ’45 History Department Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Bruce Harrison, Jr., Class of 1945, is used at the discretion of the Chair of the History Department to support research, learning and instruction, with an emphasis on the pre 1920 history of Eastern Europe.

Bruce Harrison ’45 Political Science Department Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Bruce Harrison, Jr., Class of 1945, is used at the discretion of the Chair of the Political Science Department to support research, learning and instruction, with an emphasis on the pre 1920 history of Eastern Europe.

George M. Hartung, Jr., Class of 1948 Study Abroad Fund

The income from this fund, established by George M. Hartung, Jr., Class of 1948, is used to help defray educational expenses for students studying abroad.

Carl F. Heeschen Fund

The income from this fund, established by friends of the late Professor Emeritus Carl F. Heeschen, is used to purchase works of art.

Jonathan E. and Nancy L. Helmreich, Class of 1959, History Research and Book Fund

Income from this fund, made possible through gifts from Emeritus Professor of History Jonathan E. Helmreich and his wife, Nancy Moyers Helmreich, Class of 1959, is used to support faculty research in the History Department and the purchase of history related materials for the College’s library.

Helmreich Stone Fund for Music Residencies

The income from this fund, established by Professor Emeritus of History Jonathan E. Helmreich and Nancy L. Helmreich and through a bequest from Charlie H. Stone, is used to support music residencies on campus every other academic year. Both Mrs. Helmreich and Mr. Stone are members of the Class of 1959.

Hewlett Mellon Fund

The income from this fund is to be used at the discretion of the President for the general improvement of education at Allegheny College.

Alex ’57 and Barbara Bell Hill ’58 Study Abroad Fund

The income from this fund, established by E. Alexander Hill, Class of 1957, and Barbara B. Hill, Class of 1958, provides study abroad support for eligible students.

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Dr. Reginald W. Ivett, Class of 1936, Chemistry Endowment Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Reginald W. Ivett, is used to support the needs of the Chemistry Department.

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Edgar J. Kaufmann Charitable Foundation Fund

The income from this fund is used for faculty salaries or for scholarships to deserving students.

Esther Kessler Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by Dr. Howard W. Kessler, Class of 1965, is used to provide voice and instrument lessons for talented students.

Dusty Elias Kirk ’75 and William R. Caroselli Student Support Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Dusty Elias Kirk, Class of 1975, and her husband William R. Caroselli, is used for student support in the English department.

Richard Kleeman Student Art Projects

Established in honor of Professor Richard Kleeman on the occasion of his retirement from Allegheny College, where he taught for 39 years and was chairman of the Art Department. Income from the fund is used to support significant projects in art, either art history or studio, with preference given to art majors and minors. Students are required to submit a written proposal indicating the nature, scope, and cost of the project; recipients are selected by the Art Department.

Herb Klions Psychology Department Fund

This fund, established by Dr. Herbert L. Klions, former Professor of Psychology and now Faculty Emeritus, is used at the discretion of the Chair of the Psychology Department to help defray travel expenses to a professional seminar or conference for students or recent graduates of the psychology department of Alleghey College.

Klomp Family Endowment Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Karen L. (Stollenmeyer) Klomp, Class of 1960 and her family, is used to provide support to faculty and their departments and/or programs at the discretion of the Dean of the College.

Koppers Chemistry Fund

The income from this fund, established by Koppers Incorporated, is used to help finance major purchases of scientific equipment required by the Chemistry Department.

Guy W. Kuhn Golf Fund

The income from this fund is used to provide support to the College’s intercollegiate golf program.

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H. Albert Lauffer and Clara A. Lauffer Fund

The income from this fund, established by Verna Lauffer Alter, Class of 1911, in memory of her parents, is used to support the needs of the College as determined by the Board of Trustees.

Alyson Lawendowski, Class of 1993, Community Service Award

The income from this fund, established in memory of Alyson M. Lawendowski, Class of 1993, is used to provide an annual award to a student who has made outstanding contributions to community service. Community service projects and activities may also be supported through this fund at the discretion of the Director for Community Service and/or the Dean of Students.

John W. Lehman, M.D. Medical Ethics Fund

The income from this fund, established by Dr. John W. Lehman, M.D., Class of 1954, and his spouse Deborah J. Lehman, is used to provide financial assistance for course offerings, guest speakers, symposia and related activities for the purpose of providing an understanding of and appreciation for ethics in the practice of medicine.

Ling Physics Fund

The income from this fund, established by Alice and Marion E. Russell in memory of Dr. Charles J. Ling, who served as Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Allegheny from 1906 to 1933, is used toward the purchase of books, equipment, and software for the Physics Department.

Professor Louis Jefferson Long Student Faculty Research Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Harry W. Shepard, Class of 1942, and his wife, Patricia Peck Shepard, in memory of Dr. Long, Professor of Economics at Allegheny from 1935 to 1951 and Treasurer of the College during his last decade of service, is used to support a wide range of collaborative student faculty research activity.

Richard H. Lund, Class of 1941, Fund

This fund was established in Mr. Lund’s name as a recognition award by the C.I.T. Financial Corporation. The income is used for grants to encourage experimental or innovative courses and teaching techniques in the Department of Economics.

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Antoinette Swain Marwitz ’66 Student Support Fund

The income from this fund, established by Antoinette Swain Marwitz, Class of 1966, is used to provide student support with preference to study abroad programs.

Harold A. McCurdy Memorial Endowed Fund

The income from this fund, established by Mr. and Mrs. John Bates, is used to support faculty research at the discretion of the Dean of the College.

Robert M. ’69 and Mary Lou (Lehman) ’68 McGee Fund for Students with Disabilities

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Robert M. McGee, Class of 1969, and Mary Lou Lehman McGee, Class of 1968, is primarily used to support the educational needs of students with print disabilities, as determined by the Director of Student Support Services; these disabilities could lie in the areas of reading, writing and vision that could be accommodated by alternatives to standard print resources. If not needed for such purposes, the income may be, at the discretion of the Director of Student Support Services, used for the general support of programs for students with other disabilities.

Cathy Forsyth McKeever, Class of 1963, Faculty Support Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by L. Dennis and Cathelia J. McKeever, is used to provide support to faculty and their departments and/or programs at the discretion of the Dean of the College.

Memorial Arbor Fund

The income from this permanent fund, established by Ann Simakas Degenhart, Class of 1971, in memory of her father, Alexander Simakas, and her brother, Christ Simakas, is used each year to purchase trees to be planted on the campus.

Wayne Reynolds Merrick Fellowship in International Studies

The income from this fund, established by Wayne and Sally Merrick, is used to assist promising upperclass students, preferably juniors, majoring in International Studies to study for a semester or a summer abroad. If there are no eligible majors, the fellowship may be awarded for study abroad to promising students having a double major in political science and history, with an international emphasis. Professor Merrick taught at Allegheny from 1952 to 1982 and was chairman of the Political Science Department and of the interdisciplinary International Studies Committee for 19 years.

Myers Faculty Support Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund is used to provide support for faculty development and student educational activities related to the Center for Political Participation at the discretion of the Dean of the College.

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National Endowment for the Humanities Fund for Faculty and Student Travel and Publishing

The income from this fund, established by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities with matching funds given by friends of the College, is used to help defray costs of faculty and students majoring in the humanities to attend professional conferences. Other faculty development activities may be supported.

National Endowment for Humanities Foreign Language Assistantship Fund

The income from this fund, established by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities with matching funds given by friends of the College, is used to provide for tuition and fees for a student language assistant in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages.

National Endowment for Visiting Professorships in Humanities Fund

The income from this fund, established by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and by matching funds provided by friends of the College, is used to provide short term replacements for faculty on leave.

Christine Scott Nelson Study Abroad Expense Fund

The income from this fund, established by Christine Scott Nelson, Class of 1973, is used to provide funds to students in Allegheny approved study abroad programs to help defray expenses associated with the experience.

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O’Brien and Ploeger Families Student Support Fund

The income from this fund, established by Timothy Bower O’Brien ’91 and John Douglas Ploeger ’91, is used to help defray educational expenses for students participating in a study away program or internship.

Oak Ridge National Laboratories Internship Endowment

The purpose of this fund, established by Dr. Ruth Ann Peterson Verell, Class of 1957, is to provide funding for an internship for a current Allegheny student at the Oak Ridge Laboratory.

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Professor Emeritus William Howard Parsons Geology Department Endowment Fund

The income from this fund, established in 1988 by William H. Parsons, Emeritus Professor of geology and chair of the department from 1947 to 1974, provides assistance, as determined by the department, to students majoring in geology.

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Gregory Richards ’08 Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by the family and friends of Gregory Richards ’08, provides financial assistance to the Department of Athletics and Recreation to support the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments.

Risher Berlin Faculty Support Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Cheston M. Berlin, Jr. and Anne R. Berlin, Class of 1959, is used to provide support to faculty and their departments and/or programs at the discretion of the Dean of the College.

Robert W. Rockwell Christian Ministry Fund

The income from this fund is used for the benefit of Christ centered ministries on campus.

Julian Ross Fund for Excellence in Teaching

The income from this fund, established by Stephen M. Ross, Class of 1965, is used to provide an award to a member of the faculty who has been at Allegheny College for more than ten years and who embodies the qualities of an outstanding teacher including competence in the academic discipline and in the classroom, interaction with students and professional and personal integrity. The award honors the memory of Dr. Julian Ross, Class of 1923, who was a professor of English at Allegheny for 43 years and also served as Dean of Instruction from 1949 to 1966 and whose life and work represented the highest ideals of teaching.

Stephen M. Ross Fund for Research in the Humanities

The income from this fund, established by Carol A. Kolmerten, in memory of her late husband, Stephen M. Ross, Class of 1965, supports student faculty collaborative research for students and faculty in the humanities.

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Michael B. Schmitt Endowment

The income from this fund, also known as the Michael B. Schmitt Endowment for the Center for Political Participation, established in memory of Michael B. Schmitt, Class of 1971, by his friends and classmates, is used to support the activities of the Center for Political Participation at the discretion of the director of the Center and with the concurrence of the Dean of the College.

Clarence and Helena Mumaw Schwartz Student Education Enhancement Fund/Research

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Helena Mumaw Schwartz, Class of 1936, and her husband Clarence J. Schwartz, Class of 1933, is used to provide support for student research.

Clarence and Helena Mumaw Schwartz Student Education Enhancement Fund/ACCEL

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Helena Mumaw Schwartz, Class of 1936, and her husband Clarence J. Schwartz, Class of 1933, is used at the discretion of the Director of the Allegheny Gateway to support internships, off campus study, service learning and other endeavors that enhance a students educational experience.

Frederick F. Seely Humanities Fund

The income from this fund, established by Pauline Seely Cosyns, Class of 1959, in memory of her late husband, Frederick F. Seely, Professor of English at Allegheny from 1931 to 1969 and chair of the department for 17 years, is used to provide support to faculty and departments within the humanities division, at the discretion of the Dean of the College.

Colonel Edwin Van Duesen Selden Endowed Fund

The income from this fund, established by Elizabeth Selden in memory of her father, Colonel Edwin Van Duesen Selden, is used at the discretion of the History Department to further the study of American History.

Shea Family Fund for Student Faculty Research

The income from this fund, established by Katherine K. Shea ’80 and Dennis F. Shea, provides support for student faculty collaborative research.

Patrick and Grace Moulthrop Sheehan Fund

The income from this fund, established by Florence Sheehan Newton, is used to provide memberships in learned societies and to help defray the cost of travel to professional meetings for selected members of the faculty.

James F. Sheridan, Jr. Memorial Fund

The income from this fund provides support for students and faculty in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies. The fund was established in memory of Jim Sheridan Allegheny alumnus (Class of 1950), Professor of Philosophy and long time friend of the College by his friends, family, and beloved wife Nancy.

Walter Small Endowment Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Dr. Walter M. Small, Class of 1911, is used to support the needs of the College.

Walter M. Small Geology Endowed Fund

The income from this fund, established by Dr. Walter M. Small, Class of 1911, is used for support of the geology department and its programs at the discretion of the department.

Smock Parker Allegheny Choir Endowment

The income from this fund, established by a gift from Marjorie Smock Schuchat Westberry, Class of 1958, in honor of family members Rev. Dr. Muriel Smock Miller Severns, Class of 1952, Rev. Lee Wayne Parker, Jr., Class of 1953, Faye Smock Parker, Class of 1954, and Gail Smock Davis Chaffee, is used to benefit the Allegheny College Choir.

Harold M. State Research Fellowship

The income from this fund, established in honor of Professor Harold M. State, Emeritus of the Department of Chemistry, by an appreciative student, Harry E. Bonner, Class of 1956, is awarded annually to third year students majoring in any one of the natural science departments.

Joseph and Ann Harmony Steckler, Class of 1954, Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Ann Harmony Steckler, Class of 1954, is used to provide financial assistance for faculty travel. The use of the fund is under the direction of the Dean of the College.

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George Andress Taaffe, Jr., Endowed Fund for Economics

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Natalie Davis Taaffe Hoffman, Class of 1968, her children, and John and Nancy Watkins Dunham, Classes of 1959 and 1964, in loving memory of George A. Taaffe Jr., Class of 1968, is used to support students in the Managerial Economics Program as determined by the Allegheny Gateway and the Economics Department. Preference is given to providing assistance to Economics majors or minors for the purpose of reducing expenses associated with College sponsored or approved internships or externships. If not needed by the Managerial Economics Program, the College has the discretion to provide assistance to any outstanding student for the purpose of reducing expenses associated with College sponsored or approved internships or externships.

Thoburn Teaching Fund

The income from this fund, established by Thomas W. Thoburn, Jr., Class of 1948, and Tina Shufelt Thoburn, Class of 1947, to strengthen teaching and to recognize good teachers at Allegheny, is used for programs such as, but not limited to: providing funds for the annual Thoburn Foundation Award for Innovative Teaching in years in which there is an appropriate recipient; providing funds for faculty to take courses that will enhance their teaching; underwriting the cost of research projects in teaching; and funding special lectures.

Florence Smyth Thompson Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Florence Smyth Thompson, Class of 1929, is used for the general purposes of the College.

Sam Timer Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by Richard Timer ’76 and friends of Sam Timer, shall be used to maintain and enhance the Frank B. Fuhrer Field at the Robertson Field Athletic Complex.

Henry B. Tippie and Patricia Bush Tippie ’56 Educational Opportunities Fund

The income from this fund, established by Patricia Bush Tippie, Class of 1956, and her husband Henry B. Tippie, supports domestic and international internship and study away opportunities for Allegheny students, as well as student faculty collaborative research.

Sarah H. Trafton Fund for Research and Education on Civic Engagement

The income from this fund, established by Kevin D. Hart ’73 in memory of his wife, Sarah H. Trafton, provides support for research and educational activities at the Center for Political Participation at Allegheny College.

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Henry J. Voegtly Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by Henry J. Voegtly, is used to bring public figures to the campus who are on the forefront of thinking and writing in the field of social ethics.

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Charles F. Weigel Fund

The income from this fund is disbursed annually to the College Annual Fund as a contribution in the name of the Class of 1924.

S. Jeffress Williams ’67 Student Faculty Research Fund

The income from this fund, established by S. Jeffress Williams, Class of 1967, and his wife, Rebecca Upton, provides support for student faculty collaborative research.

Harry C. Winslow and Madeleine King Winslow Health Center Fund

The income from this fund, established through the bequest of Madeleine King Winslow, is used for maintenance and improvement of the building and facilities of the Harry C. Winslow Health Center at the College.

Warner F. and Laura L. Woodring Fund

The income from this fund, established through the bequest of Warner Woodring, is added to the regular appropriation for the Departments of History and English in equal shares and is to be expended under the direction of the chairpersons of these departments.

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Christopher E. Yokoyama ’96 and Sandy Cope Yokoyama ’97 Student Faculty Research Fund

The income from this fund, established by Christopher E. Yokoyama, Class of 1996, and Sandy Cope Yokoyama, Class of 1997, provides support for student faculty collaborative research.

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Betty Miller Zaro ’41 Music Support Fund

* Matched by gifts from the Herb Myers ’61 Endowment Challenge
The income from this fund, established by Timothy Zaro, Class of 1979, in honor of his mother, Betty Miller Zaro, Class of 1941, on the occasion of her birthday, is used to provide for collaborative educational opportunities for faculty and students in Music at Allegheny College. First preference is given to funding expenses related to a performance tour by an ensemble led by department faculty. Second preference is given to funding a special concert on campus given by an ensemble led by department faculty.

Zingale Fund for Business and Economics

The income from this fund, established by Lance Zingale, Jr., Class of 1977, and Karen Miller Zingale, is used to support the Zingale Big Idea Competition, as well as the operations and activities of the Center for Business and Economics.