Joshua Narcisse is one of the many students to benefit from the nineteenth-century bequest of Mary Goodman. Thanks to the Yale Endowment, Goodman’s bequest has grown to more than $180,000.
For the past four decades, more than sixty Yale undergraduate science majors have received generous ﬁnancial assistance from the endowed scholarship created by a bequest from the estate of Edgar F. Bullard, Ph.B. 1921.
Ruth Lasner, a lawyer who was one of the first female Yale College students, reflects on how it feels to be the only woman in the room. Her charitable gift annuity will ensure that the next generation of lawyers work in a field with more female role models.
Albert Zuckerman established a charitable gift annuity in honor of his mentor, Professor John Gassner. Thanks to Professor Gassner, “I came to the realization that I could help other writers,” says Albert. He's been doing just that ever since.
Paul Copeland remembers starting as an undergraduate at Yale when tuition, room and board was $3,300. Today, he and his wife Maura's charitable remainder trust supports their vision: for Yale to be “fully inclusive and available to any qualified student regardless of his or her ability to pay.”
Anne M. Briscoe ’49 Ph.D. was a noted researcher, teacher, and mentor. Her endowed fellowship for women in the physical, biomedical, and computer science will allow new generations of women scientists to continue in the field.