Alumni & Friends


students and faculty working in a photography studioThank you for your interest in making a gift to the Department of Art and Art History. The generous support and continued involvement of our alumni and friends allow us to sustain a high level of quality in our teaching, research, and service.

With your help, we can award scholarships to outstanding students, enable students to attend academic conferences, fund student projects and sustain our wide variety of stimulating programming and community outreach programs.

Whether your gift is large or small, your support is deeply meaningful to us. Thank you for your consideration.

How to Give

Giving is quick, easy, and secure:

Open the University’s online giving page.

In the “Find your fund” search box, you can locate the general Art Department Gift Fund to help us fund our most urgent needs.

Or you can search for one of our specific funds, including

  • William Garnett Anderson Endowed Scholarship
  • Art Students Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Elizabeth B. Bashinsky Endowed Art Scholarship
  • Joseph S. and Carolyn Bolt Endowed Scholarship in Art History
  • Bradley Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Russell J. Drake Endowed Scholarship
  • Marilyn Williams Elmore Endowed Art Scholarship
  • Farley Moody Galbraith Endowed Art Scholarship
  • Angelo Granata Endowed Scholarship
  • Julie Peake Holaday Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Paul R. Jones Endowed Scholarship
  • Marsha Aldridge King Endowed Professorship in Art History
  • Ann D. Lary Scholarship
  • Dr. Virginia Rembert Liles Endowed Scholarship in Art
  • Carolyn Haddon “Julie” Matthews Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Carol B. Merkle Endowed Scholarship
  • Sarah Moody Gallery of Art Support Fund
  • Mary Morgan Memorial Art Scholarship Fund
  • Myra and Jim Morgan Endowed Scholarship
  • Vernon and Eugenia Otwell Rutledge Endowed Painting Scholarship
  • Alvin C. Sella and Joseph Sella Endowed Scholarship for the Department of Art
  • Emily Irene Thames Endowed Fine Arts Fellowship Fund
  • Windgate Charitable Foundation Endowed Studio Arts Scholarship
  • Richard Zoellner Scholarship

Complete the remainder of the form, and then submit your information. You’ll be directed to the payment page. There is also an option to share your gift on social media.

Read more about our scholarship donors on this page.


If you have any questions or would like to discuss other giving opportunities, please call or email Jason Guynes, department chair, (205) 348-5967,