Faculty Professional Development and Travel Funds
GEORGE V. ALLEN FACULTY FUND
Established in 1973 by Mrs. George V. Allen, mother of George V. Jr. ’54, John M. ’56, and Richard A. ’63, in memory of her husband, and in gratitude for the faculty’s contribution to the education of their three sons, the fund supports faculty travel, study or sabbatical leave.
JEANNIE AND HENRY BECTON JR. FUND
Established in 2011 by Jeannie and Henry Becton Jr. ’61 on the occasion of Henry’s 50th reunion, the fund supports professional development for Deerfield faculty.
BLAKE FAMILY FACULTY DEVELOPMENT FUND
Established in 1998 by Jonathan D. ’56, David H. Sr. ’57, and Peter W. Blake ’60 in honor of their parents, Edgar and Haven Blake, the fund supports faculty summer projects.
HELEN CHILDS BOYDEN ENDOWED FUND FOR FACULTY SUPPORT AND DEVELOPMENT
Established by Patricia and John Klingenstein ’46, Thomas Klingenstein ’72 and Nancy D. Perlman, Julie and Andrew Klingenstein ’76, and Ms. Nancy K. Simpkins P’06 to support continuous professional growth and development of young faculty.
GEORGE BRAUN ’59 FUND FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE
Established in 1985 by the family and friends of George Braun ’59 to commemorate the 25th Reunion of the Class of 1959, the fund supports professional development of young faculty members.
HENRY D. BUELL ’50 FUND
Established in 1980 by a bequest from Henry D. Buell ’50 and increased by a bequest from his mother, Frances Dwight Buell, the fund supports sabbaticals and professional development for faculty.
LUCY McCARTHY CALDWELL FUND
Established in 1980 with a bequest from Lucy McCarthy Caldwell, stepmother of Charles W. Caldwell III ’62.
CLASS OF 1958 ENDOWED FUND IN HONOR OF DAVID KOCH
Established in 2008 by the Class of 1958 on the occasion of their 50th Reunion, the fund honors the contributions to Deerfield of classmate David Koch and supports teaching and learning in the fields of science, mathematics, and technology.
JOHN PHILLIPS CONWAY ’02 MEMORIAL FUND
Established in 2004 by Mr. and Mrs. John Conway and Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Silleck with gifts from family, friends and classmates in memory of their son and grandson, John Phillips Conway ’02, the fund supports independent study by Deerfield faculty.
COWAN FAMILY FUND
Established in 2001 by Rory J. Cowan ’71, the fund supports international initiatives
COX RESIDENT FACULTY SUPPORT FUND
Established in 2001 by Ms. Jean Cox and Mr. Archibald Cox Jr., parents of Christopher Leventis Cox ’87, the fund supports resident faculty and their summer work, speakers and other programs that strengthen the Academy’s residential life.
DENUNZIO FUND FOR CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
Established in 1997 by Mr. and Mrs. Ralph D. DeNunzio and their sons, David A. ’74, Peter D. ’77, and Thomas R. ’80, the fund supports faculty in developing dynamic new courses and teaching methods.
EDISON W. DICK FUND FOR SUPPORT OF INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE
Established in 1998 by Edison W. Dick ’55 for support of faculty exchange with schools abroad.
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT FUND
Established in 1985 to support faculty enrichment programs.
MICHAEL J. FRIEDLANDER ENDOWMENT FUND
Established in 2000 by Michael J. Friedlander ’55, the fund supports faculty professional development.
ROSS C. GORDON ’13 FUND FOR FACULTY INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND ENRICHMENT
Established in 2012 through the generosity of the Gordon family, this fund will support the international travel, study experience and professional development programs for Deerfield Academy faculty.
ARTHUR W. GREGG ’57 AND SALLY COOK GREGG FUND FOR FACULTY SUPPORT
Established in 2007 by Arthur Gregg ’57, the fund supports professional development, enrichment, or research enhancing the classroom teaching experience. Preference is for young or new faculty.
HUBBARD FAMILY ENDOWED FUND
Established in 2010 by Kenneth Hubbard and Victoria Dauphinot, parents of Suzanne F. Hubbard ’97 and West D Hubbard ’10, the fund supports faculty professional development programs on environmental issues.
JOHNSON FACULTY DEVELOPMENT FUND
Established in 1984 by the family and friends of Alexander ’30 and Louise Johnson to commemorate their 50th wedding anniversary.
BELTON K. JOHNSON FAMILY FACULTY DEVELOPMENT FUND
Established in 2001 with a bequest from Belton K. Johnson ’48, the fund encourages faculty to become better teachers and to pursue advanced degrees.
VICTOR “TORRY” S. JOHNSON III ’67 FUND
Established in 2010 with a gift from Nancy Johnson P’67, the fund supports professional and staff development programs and activities at Deerfield.
WILLIAM R. KENAN JR. FUND
Established in 1976 with a grant from the William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust, the fund supports professional development and teaching initiatives.
CLARE M. MALFITANO ’11 FUND FOR FACULTY SUPPORT AND DEVELOPMENT
Established in 2011 by Harcourt M. and Virginia W. Sylvester Foundation in honor of Clare ’11, the fund supports hiring, retaining and providing opportunities for the continuous professional growth of our faculty.
GERALD M. MAYER JR.’47 FACULTY DEVELOPMENT FUND
Established in 2006 by Gerry’s wife, Susan, and his children, Cathey Kennedy, Debby and Betsy and Tad Mayer ’82, the fund supports the professional development work of Deerfield’s teachers.
MCINERNEY FAMILY FUND FOR FACULTY
Established in 2011 through the generosity of Hilary and Mark McInerney ’81, parents of Connor ’10, Tatum ’13, and Finlay ’16, this endowed fund supports faculty professional development at Deerfield Academy.
THE MCMANEMIN FAMILY FUND FOR FACULTY
Established in 2014 through the generosity of Casey and Megan McManemin, parents of Audrey ’17, this endowed fund supports faculty professional development programs and enrichment opportunities, with a preference for those that include travel.
MERIN FAMILY FUND
Established in 2000 by Andrew J. Merin ’66 and Mrs. Herbert L. Merin, parent of Andrew, Kenneth ’68, Neil ’72, and grandparent of David ’02 and Caroline ’05, this fund supports professional development for young faculty.
THEODORE G. AND GRACE M. MONTAGUE MEMORIAL FUND
Established in 1987 by Theodore G. Jr. ’43 and Richard W. Montague ’52 in memory of their parents.
DAVID NALEN ’77 FUND AND CLASS OF 1983 TEAM AWARD
Established in 2000 by family and friends in memory of David A. Nalen ’77, teacher and coach 1981-1983, the fund supports professional development related to coaching responsibilities and provides an annual award for members of the track team.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR YOUNG FACULTY
Established in 2001 with a grant from The Ellis L. Phillips Foundation, the fund provides support for summer study and professional development opportunities for young faculty.
EDWARD J. AND PATRICIA ROSENWALD FUND
Established by Edward John Rosenwald ’48, P’76 and Patricia Rosenwald P’76, this fund will provide support for curriculum development.
JOHN L. WEINBERG FACULTY DEVELOPMENT FUND
Established in 1982 and increased by gifts from John L. Weinberg ’43.
WIDMER LEGACY FACULTY COMPENSATION FUND
Established in 2005 with gifts from alumni, parents and friends in honor of Meera Viswanathan and Eric Widmer ’57, the fund honors Eric’s accomplishments as Headmaster 1994-2006 and supports independent study and professional development for Deerfield faculty.