Philanthropists John ’55 and Tashia ’55 Morgridge have just announced a landmark gift of $100 million, continuing their long history of investing in the future of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The University of Wisconsin Foundation is seeking an experienced development director for the department civil engineering within the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering. This exceptional opportunity comes at an exciting time in the history of the University of Wisconsin, which is in the planning phase of the University’s fourth comprehensive campaign.
Last month, during Homecoming Week, UW-Madison brought together the boards of visitors for nearly all of UW-Madison’s schools, colleges, and departments. Chancellor Rebecca Blank delivered an address to the group.
It’s a good life John Bolender has lived since Boeing recruited him right off the UW campus, and that’s why he has established three charitable gift annuities with the University of Wisconsin Foundation and recently made a significant gift from the combined IRA belonging to him and his late wife, JoAnn, also a UW graduate with a degree in home economics education.
When retirement funds are distributed too soon or too late, they are usually subject to a penalty tax. Notwithstanding the penalty, some individuals make early withdrawals because they need the money. At the other end of the spectrum are those who don’t need the money even when they are required to take it.