Meet Our Donors
The library received the good news in mid-March that it is receiving a gift of over $1.5 million from the estate of the late Wilma (Bowers) Stellingwerf who passed away in Wenatchee, WA in November 2019.
For more than 45 years, William Owen Dugmore served as a psychology professor and counselor at Central Washington University. He earned degrees in biology and psychology and had a life-long interest in the arts and humanities.
Harold E. Anderson
Harold E. Anderson of Quincy, WA, wanted to make sure to leave behind a legacy, not for himself, but for his wife. The Central Washington University Foundation received a $800,000 gift from Anderson to honor his beloved wife, Henrietta, creating the Henrietta Anderson Endowment Fund.
Charles Kosy is familiar with CWU, basically growing up on campus, with his dad being a professor from 1949 to 1989. He has committed a planned gift of $275,000 that will be used for the Eugene J. Kosy Scholarship, a fund started in his father’s name. This fund was endowed in 2011 and supports scholarships for students pursuing a degree in information technology & administrative management, business education or marketing education.
Bill and Carol Driver
CWU alumnus Bill Driver and his wife Carol understand the impact of giving back and exhibit it in many different ways. One of which is through their scholarship, The Bill and Carol Driver Scholarship, which gives back to students participating in the Wildcat Athletic Baseball Program.
Verna and Donald Duncan
CWU alumni and donors Verna and Donald Duncan, both earned their bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Central (then Central Washington College of Education). Both were teachers, and know the importance of giving back and paying it forward.
Fabyn Hanson remembers exactly how he felt when he first visited his sister’s college: “I thought to myself, ‘Wow, this is a very friendly campus.’”