The New Paltz Foundation received $187,500 from former Professor Olga Santora (Elementary Education) who passed away in May 2010. The conditions of the gift stipulate that it benefit graduate students in the School of Education who are pursuing a master's degree or a Certificate of Advanced Studies.
Olga's bequest provides the Foundation with its largest endowment for graduate students and is the largest gift the College has received from a current or former member of faculty.
Olga taught in the School of Education for 23 years. She designed a rigorous program in K-12 Literacy that is the foundation for three graduate programs at New Paltz. She retired in 1985.
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