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Meet Our Donors

Our Generous Donors Share Why They Support the Foundation for IUP

Bruce Schonour

Grateful Legacy

Bruce Schonour spent more than 30 years teaching. His legacy will endure in perpetuity with the creation of six new endowed scholarships for IUP students. Read More

Bill and Judy Scheeren

Taking Responsibility for the Future

Bill and Judy Scheeren recently made a sizable gift to IUP that will provide support for initiatives in the College of Education and Communications. Read More

James McCormick

Insight Influences Charitable Choice

Few people understand the value of higher education and the issues today's universities face better than James McCormick '59. Dr. McCormick's career has taken him from the classroom to serving as president of Bloomsburg University, then the first chancellor of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education, then chancellor of the Minnesota State University System. Read More

Edward Sims

The Consummate Educator Presents Perfection

A teacher his entire career, Edward Sims understood the value of different perspectives. After his graduation from IUP in 1953, he became a music teacher in the public schools and taught all grade levels. Read More

Art and Charlene Woods

Having the Power to Change the World

Sometimes it's not easy to ask for help. When a student works up the courage to make that call, alumni Art and Charlene Woods want to ensure help is available. Read More

Ruth Podbielski

One Woman's Actions Created Opportunities for Thousands

In her career, Ruth Podbielski forced change that broke barriers and that created opportunities for generations of women athletes. Read More