Category: Neag School of Education

photo of Dr. Robert Dunn '51, '55 meeting with students

UConn Remembers Neag School Alum Robert Dunn

photo of Dr. Robert Dunn '51 MA, '55 Ph.D. meeting with students
Dr. Robert Dunn ’51 MA, ’55 Ph.D. (left) and Gladys Dunn at a 2011 event recognizing the students who participated in the Neag School’s study abroad program. We honor Mr. Dunn’s memory and his generosity toward students with dreams to study internationally.

Neag School alum Robert E. Dunn ’51 MA, ’55 Ph.D., an accomplished educator and administrator, spent his life inspiring bright young minds in the classroom and abroad. With his passing on July 18, 2017, UConn remembers Dunn’s philanthropic vision of ensuring student success and opportunity.Read Full Story

Honoring Richard L. Schwab ’79 MA, ’81 Ph.D

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Richard L. Schwab ’79 MA, ’81 Ph.D. served as dean of the Neag School for a total of 14 years. Over the course of his tenure, the Neag School has received contributions of more than $38 million — and counting — the most money raised under any dean in the School’s history. (Photo Credit: Peter Morenus/UConn)
by: Stefanie Dion Jones
This article was originally published by the Neag School of Education

Over the course of his time as dean — 14 years in total between 1997 and 2016 — Richard L. Schwab ’79 MA, ’81 Ph.D. has overseen a veritable transformation of the Neag School of Education. A community he affectionately refers to as his “second family,” the Neag School is one that Schwab, who stepped down as dean this past month to return to the faculty, has continually shaped for the better with every passing year.
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President Harry Hartley, wearing a UConn sweatshirt, at a brunch in October 1990.

Harry Hartley Leads New Scholarship Initiative With Gift (UConn Today)

President Harry Hartley, wearing a UConn sweatshirt, at a brunch in October 1990.
President Harry Hartley, wearing a UConn sweatshirt, at a brunch in October 1990. (University of Connecticut Photograph Collection, Archives & Special Collections, UConn Libraries)

When the UConn Foundation announced its $150 million student-support fundraising initiative this past year, former UConn President Harry Hartley’s longstanding sense of devotion to the University prompted him to lead the charge.

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