Transformational gifts will aid first-gen college grads and veterans

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

The School of Law is pleased to announce recent gifts benefitting first-generation college grads and veterans. The First-Start Scholars Program, created by a lead gift of $3 million from 1982 alumna Kathelen V. Amos and the Daniel P. Amos Family Foundation, will support first-generation students with a partial-tuition scholarship as well as a professional development stipend. Additionally renowned trial attorney and 1977 law school alumnus James E. “Jim” Butler Jr. made a charitable pledge to create a newly endowed fund guaranteeing that every veteran attending the law school will receive financial support.