Walton, Two Other U of A Colleges to Benefit From Buerger Gift

Three scholarships will be established in three colleges at the University of Arkansas thanks to N.W. “Chip” Buerger from Dripping Springs, Texas. Buerger is contributing a $500,000 planned gift that will benefit numerous students by creating endowed scholarships in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering and the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

“Mr. Buerger is an outstanding friend of the University of Arkansas, and scholarship support is an excellent investment in our success,” said Chris Wyrick, vice chancellor for university advancement. “Student support is essential to increasing the number of bachelor’s degree holders in our state, and this gift will allow us to continue to attract the best and brightest – and to retain them as well. We appreciate Mr. Buerger recognizing this need and impacting multiple colleges with this generous gift.”

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