February 27 ,
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY RECEIVES $100,000
FROM ALUMNUS TO ESTABLISH SCHOLARSHIP FUND
UNIVERSITY, PA ~ Lincoln University President Ivory V. Nelson
has announced a $100,000 donation from alumnus Dr. Chapman
W. Bouldin, Jr. to establish the Chapman and Ann Bouldin Endowed
Scholarship Fund in honor of his parents.
Dr. Bouldin, the valedictorian for the class of 1959, becomes
the second alumnus within a year to donate that sum of money
to the university.
“We are pleased to receive this gift from Dr. Bouldin,” President
Nelson said. “His generosity will enable students to
realize their dream of earning a high quality education from
Dr. Bouldin said his inspiration for the donation is the
combination of his wonderful experience at the university
and a compulsion to give back.
“I treasure the four years I spent at Lincoln University,” Dr.
Bouldin said. “I know Lincoln was a major factor in
whatever success I have had in my career as an educator and
in my evolution as an individual.”
He added, “Since graduating,
I have attempted to demonstrate my love and respect for
Lincoln through my financial contributions.”
Dr. Bouldin was fully engaged during his enrollment at Lincoln.
He was president of the junior class, vice president of the
philosophy club and a member of the basketball team.
He became a distinguished and
respected educator in African and American history. The
author of a number of publications and a sought-after speaker
on African and American history, he has been a consultant
for the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania State University
and Robert Morris University among others.
He also was a major resource for a documentary on the American
Revolution aired on WQED, a public television station in
Dr. Bouldin, whose two-year stint in the military earned
him honors at the Army Clerical School, received a doctorate
from the University of Pittsburgh in 1979 and launched his
career in education.
“I recognize the value of an education and it is important
to help others along the way,” he said.
Founded in 1854, Lincoln
University is a premier, historically Black University that
combines the best elements of a liberal arts and sciences-based
undergraduate core curriculum and selected graduate programs
to meet the needs of those living in a highly technological
and global society. The University is nationally
recognized as a major producer of African Americans with undergraduate
degrees in the physical sciences (biology, chemistry and physics);
computer and informational sciences; biological and life sciences. Lincoln
has an enrollment of 2,423 undergraduate and graduate students.
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