Imagine what your scholarship gift could do.
Financial aid changes lives. Just ask Chris Peterjohn Richards ’76.
“My father died suddenly when I was a sophomore, creating a
financial dilemma for our family,” she says. “I received an anonymous
gift that paid my tuition the next year, which allowed me to stay at
That aid helped ensure a Bucknell experience that included meeting
her future husband, Dan ’78, and preparation for law school that set
her on a career path leading to FedEx Corp., where she is now
executive vice president and general counsel.
“That’s why we made the decision to support endowed scholarships,”
says Dan. “We know firsthand how beneficial scholarships are to
students, and we know financial aid is the University’s top priority.”
To learn how to make a life-changing gift of your own, contact
Mark Sharer, executive director of leadership gifts, at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-577-3246.
DEVELOPMENT & ALUMNI RELATIONS
Chris Peterjohn Richards ’76
(left) and Dan Richards ’78
connect with two recipients of
their endowed scholarships,
Marisa Carde-Little ’ 17 (left
center; Richards Family
Scholarship) and Christine
Murphy ’ 17 (Llewellyn Phillips