$1 million gift from the Davee Foundation to fund history scholarships at CWRU

Adeline Barry Davee

“Driven by a love of the printed word, the late Adeline Barry Davee graduated with a master’s degree in English from Flora Stone Mather College—just a year after earning a bachelor’s in the subject in 1931.

Hired by her alma mater’s history department to assist its then-chair—Robert C. Binkley—she helped raise money for student scholarships.

Now, more than 80 years later, Davee’s support for humanities education and the institution that is now Case Western Reserve University is taking on a new shape: The Davee Foundation, the philanthropic organization she created with her husband, the late Ken Davee, has established a $1 million scholarship fund for history students at the university.”

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