Madison, Wis. (March 17, 2015) – Edgewood College today announced that Gary Klein has been named Vice President for Institutional Advancement.
Mr. Klein brings nearly twenty years of experience in fundraising and development in higher education. During that time he has demonstrated the ability to build a culture and system of philanthropy and the ability to build rapport with faculty, staff and donors.
Students, alumni, and benefactors of the Community Scholars Program gathered to celebrate student achievements and recognize those who make the program possible at the annual Community Scholars Reception. President Scott Flanagan introduced the scholars and thanked supporters for their involvement in the program
A gift of $500,000 to honor a student from the Cutting Edge program at Edgewood College, eligible for a dollar-for-dollar match from a second, anonymous donor, results in a $1 million gift for a new residence hall on campus.
$500,000 Endowment Expands Program Created in 2007
Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation has created the Daniel Carey Community Scholars Fund with a gift to the College this week of $500,000. This new endowed fund named in honor of President Emeritus Dan Carey will support the full tuition of one additional Community Scholar every four years. Edgewood College created the Community Scholars Program, which supports three students each year with full tuition while they earn their undergraduate degrees.
When President Emeritus Dan Carey passed the Presidential Medallion, Scott Flanagan, Ed.D. officially became the seventh president of Edgewood College at the Inauguration Ceremony held Friday, October 24, 2014, in the Todd Wehr Edgedome.