the events of September 11, alumni and friends of the University
of Pennsylvania have expressed a desire to do something meaningful
for survivors. Many have looked to the University as a symbol of
both enduring values and hope for the future. They have asked what
the Penn community can do to memorialize those
who were lost and to help their families.
has created The Memorial Scholarship Fund in memory of those who
lost their lives as a result of the attacks on September 11, 2001.
The Memorial Scholarship Fund will provide financial assistance
for undergraduate students at Penn, with a preference for spouses
and children of those killed on September 11. It will assist future
generations in acquiring the kind of education that will help them
achieve their personal goals and improve their world. The Fund is
an affirmation of the intellectual and humanistic values that are
so vital to our University and to the world community.
of the Penn family might also want to consider making memorial gifts
to the Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict.
Established in 1998, the Center is dedicated to understanding and
ameliorating the ethnopolitical violence that is taking such an
enormous toll in today's world. The mission of the Center is
to bring the highest level of talent and commitment to bear on uncovering
and explaining the phenomena underlying these violent intergroup
struggles. The September 11 attacks and subsequent events have made
clear the need for such study.
interested in contributing to The Memorial Scholarship Fund should
contact Joanne Hanna, Director of Development of Financial Aid,
633 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-6285,
(215) 898-4551 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
to the Solomon Asch Center, contact Jean-Marie Kneeley, Vice Dean
for External Affairs, SAS, 3440 Market St., Suite 300, Philadelphia,
PA 19104-3325, (215) 898-5262 or at email@example.com.
B. Clark, Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 9, October 23, 2001
October 23, 2001
Volume 48 Number 9