The UConn Foundation introduced Mark A. Beaudoin ’82 (BUS) of Westport, Michael Melio ’15H of Waxhaw, North Carolina, and Lincoln Millstein ’77 (CLAS) of Riverside as the three newest members to the Board of Directors on Friday, October 7. “Lincoln, Michael, and Mark are excellent additions to the Board of Directors, both in terms of […]
The UConn Foundation’s board of directors recently elected nine new leaders, including the CFO of Nordstrom, a hair-care entrepreneur, and a WNBA star. The new members also include experts in finance and medicine, bringing a wide range of professional skills to the Foundation, which supports the University through philanthropy and alumni engagement. They join 32 […]
The UConn Foundation is saddened to report that Foundation board member David B. Greenfield ’84 (BUS) has passed away following a health event. He is survived by his wife and three children. Greenfield had served on the Foundation board since 2013. He was the chief financial officer of the Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., based in Worcester, […]
Dan Toscano of Darien Pledges To Support UConn’s Mission Dan Toscano ’87, a successful financial executive who is an engaged UConn alumnus and generous donor, took the helm as chairman of the Foundation’s board of directors Friday.
The UConn Foundation raised $78 million during fiscal year 2015, $6 million—or nearly 10 percent—more than its goal. The fundraising total is the second-highest ever for the UConn Foundation, surpassed only by the $81 million raised in FY 2014. When combined, the Foundation’s two-year fundraising performance since Joshua R. Newton arrived as president & […]
Shari and Michael Cantor have been proud members of the University of Connecticut community, beginning when they attended as undergraduates. Since then, their connection to the university has evolved and deepened, and their ties to UConn are even stronger. Shari, the Deputy Mayor of West Hartford, was recently appointed by Governor Dannel Malloy to UConn’s […]
The opportunity to “help future lawyers learn the nuts and bolts’’ of the business is what is driving Adam Schwartz ’97 JD and his wife Robin ’98 JD, both UConn Law School graduates, to give $100,000 to help fund UConn’s law clinics.
Congratulations to John Y. Kim ’87 (MBA), a former chair of the UConn Foundation Board of Directors and current member of the Founders Society, who was recently elected president of the New York Life Insurance Company. He’ll also retain the roles of CIO and vice chairman. Kim received his MBA from UConn in 1987 and […]