A new fund named for Professor Emeritus Dr. Richard Burke may send two Westover Fellows abroad for the first time: graphic design major Isaiah Romsdahl ’24 and history major Jacob Jones ’25. Romsdahl is planning to join a spring break trip to Europe, while Jones hopes to travel to Mexico this summer.
It was another outstanding year of giving at the University of Lynchburg, with contributions to the University totaling $8.1 million for Fiscal Year 2023. The numbers topped last year’s $7.7 million, continuing a strong upward trend spanning four years.
Since moving to its new home at Patrick Henry Family Services Farm last summer, the University of Lynchburg’s equestrian program has been busy building an outdoor arena and adding horses — thanks to donors like Dr. Charles R. Chandler and his wife, Vickie, whose gift of $100,000 will support the renovations.
It was a stellar year for giving at the University of Lynchburg, with gifts to the University totaling $7.7 million dollars over the course of Fiscal Year 2022.
Have family who attended Lynchburg? There’s a new scholarship opportunity that will support your undergraduate or graduate study at the University. Earlier this year, the Lynchburg Alumni Association board established the Lynchburg Legacy Scholarship.
If it were up to Steve Crank ’73, ’74 MBA, the University of Lynchburg would be called the “University of Love.” It’s where Crank met his late wife, Susan Hornsby Crank ’74. Many family members and classmates found love at Lynchburg, too.
For Sue and Dr. Andy Tatom ’78, it was love at first sight some 40 years ago — for each other, and for Lynchburg.
An unprecedented year deserves unprecedented giving, so it was only fitting that the University of Lynchburg should surpass all previous records on GiveDay 2020.
When Laurie Haggerty Dolian ’73 heard about the Lynchburg Crisis Response Fund and its support for students, faculty, and staff, she knew she wanted to help. After all, she had once needed help, too. So on #GivingTuesdayNow, Laurie and her husband, Bob, gave a substantial amount to her alma mater.
A new initiative is giving Lynchburg supporters the chance to help update five athletics facilities on campus. “Five for the Hive” includes improvements to Turner Gymnasium; Shellenberger, Moon, and Fox fields; as well as the tennis courts.