MORGANTOWN, WV (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple with a
history of giving to West Virginia University has donated more than
$209,000 worth of stock to the Department of Civil and Environmental
Clarksburg native Maurice Wadsworth and his wife, JoAnn, are alumni who now live in Mechanicsburg.
announced Monday that they have endowed the Wadsworth Graduate
Fellowship for doctoral candidates. At least three students per year
Maurice Wadsworth spent his career at Gannett
Fleming in Harrisburg, Pa. He started out as a bridge design engineer
and worked his way up, eventually becoming a vice president, president
and chairman of the board. He retired in 1996.
In 2006, the Wadsworths endowed a professorship.
Their latest gift was made as part of the ongoing "State of Minds" fund-raising campaign.
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