|Courier-Journal editorial applauds gift to Centre
RELEASED: July 31, 2003
DANVILLE, KYAn editorial in the Louisville Courier-Journal said the $18-million gift from the estate of Centre alumnus H.W. "Wes" Stodghill Jr. '36 and his wife, Adele Stodghill, was welcome news in many ways.
Monday's editorial, titled "Gift to Centre is large in both size and intelligence," said the giftthe largest individual donation to a Kentucky college or universityis special because it will be used for scholarships and hiring outstanding faculty. The article called this "intelligent giving."
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