Posted on Jan 1, 1995

New chairs of the Parents Fund are Allen and Anne Chase, parents of Garrett '93 and Kenton '96

The College has received more than $300,000 for scholarship endowments. This includes $48,312 distributed from a trust established by Royton F. Wheadon '08 and $25,000 from Colleen A. and Frank L. Messa '73 to establish new scholarships.

Additions to existing scholarship endowments have been made by Edward D. Cammarota '37 ($175,925), the William Randolph Hearst Foundation ($35,000), Edwin W. Scantlebury '41 ($28,224), friends of the late Thomas A. Baltay '87 ($11,850), and Dr. Jack J. Schneider '62 ($5,000).

Other recent gifts, grants, and bequests include:

  • The AT&T Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to the College to support the 1995 National Conference on Undergraduate Research, which Union
    will host in April. About 1,500 students and faculty, representing more than 300 colleges and universities throughout the country, are expected to attend. 
  • Six individuals made gifts totaling $140,000 for life income arrangements. Three of these gifts were for the pooled life income funds -Steven K. Griffiths '49, Morris M. Cohn '24, and Leonard C. Humphrey '37. Frederick S. Frank '57 entered into his second charitable gift annuity contract and Barbara C. Kosinski, widow of Alexander A. Kosinski '35, joined the annuity program. Dr. James W. Haviland '32 established his second charitable remainder trust.
  • More than $150,000 was received in distributions from estates and trusts.
    Initial disbursements were received from the estates of Vivian Verchereau, Gladys Fink, Eleanor H. Bogue, Carlton M. Garrison '37, and the E. Franklin Robbins Trust.