Ursinus receives $11 million donation, the largest in history.

The funding from Joan and Will Abele ’61 will support the Abele Scholars Program. Read the story

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  • Ursinus College given $11M for new scholarship program

    The Mercury: Ursinus has been mentioned in an article about the record breaking $11 million gift given by Joan and Will Abele ’61 to support to Abele Scholars Program here at Ursinus.

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy Gifts Roundup

    Chronicle of Philanthropy: Ursinus is one of several colleges and universities featured in the latest Chronicle of Philanthrophy Gifts Roundup. Urisnus has been noted for the $11 million gift from Joan and Will Abele ’61 for the Abele Scholars Program.

  • Ursinus College receives $11M donation for student scholarships

    Philadelphia Business Journal: This article shares details about the Abele Scholars Program at Ursinus and the record breaking support from Joan and Will Abele ’61.

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