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Donor Stories

Donor Stories

Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others.

  • Walmsley's Give Now to Support Student Scholarship
    Aiming to "help other Virginians have the McIntire experience and all the attendant benefits of a world-class specialized business school education," Pierce Walmsley (McIntire '63) and his wife, Elizabeth, have created the S. Pierce Walmsley and Elizabeth A. Walmsley Scholarship Fund.
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  • Strategically Providing for Your Spouse while Leaving a Lasting Legacy
    Stan White ('69 Comm) remembers his time at the University as if it were yesterday. Living upstairs in Mem Gym, very fond memories of baseball's Coach West, playing basketball for hours after the gym was closed, and the lifelong friendships developed in those coveted quarters are things he will always hold dear.
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  • CFO of Major League Baseball Believes in Giving Back
    Jonathan Mariner signed up for his first life insurance policy just before graduating from the McIntire School in 1976. Several decades later, after consistently supporting McIntire and the University through outright financial gifts and donations to scholarship programs, Mariner decided to make a gift of the very life insurance policy he purchased during his last days as an undergraduate student.
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  • Life Insurance Accomplishes Goal
    Eric Coble's (Comm '82) life has been about accomplishing a series of goals: admission to the University of Virginia, complete, admission to
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  • Giving Back What Was Given to Me
    The Chair of the McIntire Cornerstone Society, Alex Holmes (McIntire '64, Law '67) is a familiar face at the McIntire School and around Grounds.
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  • Part of the Solution
    Roy G. Parks (McIntire '56, Architecture '75) is reluctant to talk about his professional accomplishments, but he is forthcoming when the conversation
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  • Remembering the University
    The late Clarence Thomas "Cal" Callahan (McIntire '41) credited his mother, Katherine Tudor Callahan, for inspiring all seven of her children to receive a higher education.
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  • Parents Express Gratitude with Real Estate Gift
    Several years ago, Kerry and Sandy Favro made a generous gift of real estate to the McIntire School of Commerce; the Favros wanted to express their
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  • Returning the Favor
    Dick Fisher (McIntire '76; master's in accounting '77) appreciates McIntire School of Commerce graduates who leave money from their estates to the School
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  • Setting a Goal of Giving Back
    Col. Richard A. Raichlen (McIntire '40) reached many of his goals in consecutive successful careers, first in the U.S. Army, where he served for
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  • A Lifetime of Learning, A Generous Legacy
    Henry Norwood Obear's deep appreciation of the education that he received at the University of Virginia, coupled with a lifelong respect for
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  • Max Jaffe's Bequest Establishes Faculty Fellowship
    The Max Jaffe Faculty Fellowship Fund will be funded with a bequest by Max Jaffe, a 1980 McIntire graduate. Max credits the Comm School for providing a world-class education...
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  • Honoring the Memory of Major Charles N. Hulvey
    Visit John and Trula Wright in their Charlottesville home, and you'll find yourself in the midst of a veritable museum, filled with artifacts from places as
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  • Bequest: Giving Back to His “Starting Point”
    "There's always someone nipping at your heels," says Marshall Solomon (McIntire '68), reflecting on life's twists and turns, and on his long career in the textile business.
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  • Leading for the Future
    Luke and Candice spent many years volunteering and supporting their favorite charity. They wanted to give back in a way that would help fulfill its mission.
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  • Giving Thanks for the Gift of Opportunity
    Crum recently shared some of his real estate largesse with the McIntire School of Commerce by placing one of his highly appreciated income properties
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  • Diversify Investments with CRT
    Commander William K. Dove, USN (Ret), '42 McIntire, '52 GSAS, is a retired World War II combat decorated navy flyer.
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  • Investing in the Future, Honoring the Past
    For the late Rusty Thomasson (McIntire '32) and his late wife, Margaret, a 1936 graduate of Sweet Briar College, life was woven of enduring and devoted relationships.
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