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There are 8 comments on Feld Family Foundation Pledges $10 Million to BU

  1. What incredible generosity towards education, chosen wisely and exhibiting serious consideration. In these times when especially the
    arts suffer by cutbacks, it is wonderful to see recognition of the importance of good teaching.
    Susan Ormont
    Part-time Faculty, CAS
    Voice Department
    Boston University

  2. Having worked for these wonderful folks for ten years it’s reassuring to have those feelings reinforced by their generosity. Now almost twenty years later I continue to be proud of my past association with them. “That which you give you keep forever.” Scott Linker

  3. Gift giving is usually quite fashionable during flush economic times. Even a large bequest is usually a tax shelter. That is why the Feld Family has distinguished themselves far beyond institutional philanthrophy. Value that comes when times are tough and investment returns are meagre will be leveraged a thousand times in years to come. At a time when news of other institutions’ shrinking endowments and dire plans to curb student assistance are daily news, this family has steped forward with such brilliant smiles and confidence that we can all be just a bit prouder to be associate with this fine university.

  4. Seems like only yesterday that I was the the RA checking you into Buswell dorm. When I asked where you had been all weekend, you said that you and your dad had gone to Rome to buy the circus. I have told that story many times over the years.Your genorosity is amazing. A huge thank you.

  5. I met Kenneth and his father on my 14th birthday when I was invited to assist in the production of the Clown College graduation show (1969) by Peggy Williams who became the first female clown. This was an extravagant affair attended by notable clown Emmit Kelly and other invitation only guests also including my family.For my troubles and birthday I received a $50 check,a huge sum in 69 for a middle class boy.I think back often on how generous the Fields were to me and now I’m certain I’m not the only one!

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