$500,000 Pledged to Wilson School
U of M Welcomes New Fundraising Director
CFA Seeks Plaza Pavers
Flautt (BS '63) pledged $500,000 to support academic programs
of the Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management.
Flautt, president of Flautt Inc. and co-founder
of Sandcastle Resorts, is a member of The U of M Board of
Visitors and chairs the fundraising effort for the Wilson
School. Flautt recently co-chaired a capital campaign for
the athletic department that raised funds for renovations
to the athletic office building. The Fogelman College of Business
and Economics named Flautt its 2002 Outstanding Friend of
This month, the Wilson School welcomes Dr. Robert M. O'Halloran,
who will serve as the School's first director. O'Halloran
comes to The U of M from the SUNY Plattsburgh. Previously
he was with the University of Denver, Michigan State University,
and Central Michigan University.
The hotel, referred to as the Holiday Inn at The University
of Memphis, opened in Mid-March. For reservation information,
call (901) 678-3700.
of Memphis is pleased to announce Marty Riggs has joined
as the new Director of Leadership Gifts and Campaigns, two
major areas of the University's advancement division. Formerly,
Riggs was associate vice president for development at Hanover
College in Hanover, Ind.
A native of Louisville, Ky., Riggs holds a degree from Florida
State University and is accredited as a Certified Fund Raising
Executive. Marty brings a wealth of knowledge to the field
and will assist on developing long-term fundraising goals
for the University.
The College of Communication and Fine Arts invites you to help
pave the plaza in front of the CFA Building. A space in the
plaza has been reserved for a walkway of granite "Plaza
Pavers" which will celebrate
some of the history and tradition of the College. You can become
a part of this walkway by placing your name, your company name,
or the name of someone you wish to honor on one of these pavers.
They will be available for purchase until August 16, 2002, at
the prices listed below, with initial installation planned during
the 2002 fall semester.
Prices range from $100 for a 4" x 8" paver to $1000
for a 16" x 16" paver. Proceeds will benefit the
College of Communication and Fine Arts Enrichment Fund.
For further information, please contact Patty Bladon Lawrence,
development director for the College, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (901) 678-4372.