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THE CHEMISTRY FELLOWS FUND
The Chemistry Fellows Fund was established by Dr. Clarence Josefson, professor of chemistry, to support the research of an outstanding senior chemistry major. Alumni and friends of MU are asked to give to the fund in honor of Dr. J., who completed 40 years of teaching at Millikin in May 2013.
THE DR. JAN DEVORE STUDENT LOBBY FUND
The Dr. Jan Devore Student Lobby in the new University Center will give a permanent presence on the Millikin campus in recognition of this long-time administrator's outstanding 35-year career working in both student development and alumni relations.
THE EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AND LEARNING AWARD
The Dr. Jerald Hunt & Dr. Darlene Hoffman Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, named in honor of two emerti professors in the School of Education, will annually recognize one or more senior education students who demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning and embody James Millikin's philosophy of integrated theory and practice.
THE LINDA SLAGELL STUDENT SUCCESS FUND
The Linda Slagell Student Success Fund named in honor of Linda Slagell, a long-time Millikin employee, will provide emergency financial assistance to qualified students. Linda has served as a mentor and guide for hundreds of Millikin students during her more than 20 years at the university, in roles including head volleyball coach, faculty member, director of student development and her current role as director of transfer admission.