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Donor-Funded Non-Scholarship Endowments

Non-scholarship endowed funds enhance the quality of a Duquesne education in many ways. These funds range from endowed chairs and programs to resource funds assisting students with educational expenses other than tuition. Click on the listings below for descriptions of these funds.

Fund name beginning with: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Non-Scholarship Endowed Funds by Schools and Departments

Mary Pappert School of Music

Kathleen & John J. Connelly Quasi Endowed Music School Fund
Created by John and Kathy Connelly, this fund supports the current operations of the Mary Pappert School of Music. Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Jack W. Geltz Endowed Chair in the Mary Pappert School of Music
Created by Jack W. Geltz, this fund supports the holder of the Jack W. Geltz Endowed Chair in the Mary Pappert School of Music. Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Dr. Donald E. McCathren Endowed Student Book Fund
Created by Randall McCathren, Esq. in memory of Dr. Donald E. McCathren, this is awarded to a student enrolled in the School of Music who meets the need requirements to assist with their music-related expenses. Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Vincent J. Monteleone Endowed Trumpet Performance Fund
Created by Celeste Monteleone, this fund provides support to music education through seminars, master classes, and educational expenses such as equipment and travel. Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music.

John A. Palmieri Euphonium Opportunity Endowed Fund
Created by Dorothy T. Palmieri, this fund provides support to the Euphonium musical education program. Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Joe Negri Jazz Guitar Endowed Resource Fund
Created by many generous donors in honor of Joe Negri, this fund is granted to students enrolled in the Mary Pappert School of Music, with preference given to graduate students and/or jazz guitarists based on the merit requirements. Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Anne K. Patton & George Locker Endowment Fund for the Duquesne University School of Music
Created by Anne K. Patton and George Locker, this fund is used at the Dean's discretion for the best interests of the School of Music. Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music.

William C. Schultz Music Business Endowment
Created by Mary Jane Schultz, this fund provides support to activities related to Bachelor of Music students with elective studies in the business program. Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Vilma and Frank Slater Resource Fund
Established by the Estate of Francis E. Slater, this fund provides scholarship and special program support to the Mary Pappert School of Music. Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Tucci Piano Performance Award
Created by Mark A. Tucci, this fund is awarded to a student who demonstrates excellent piano performance. Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music.

John R. Suckling Endowment for Music School Library
Established by the Estate of Dorothy Suckling, this fund supports the Music School's Library. Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music.