Lord Family Endows Community Engagement Directorship

It’s been over a decade since the Office of Community Engagement (OCE) was established at Rollins, making it possible for thousands of students and hundreds of faculty and staff to engage in meaningful service-based experiences. Through the years, the office has had its supporters, but few at the level of David Lord '69 '71MBA and his family. Beginning with an initial gift, which helped to establish OCE at Rollins in 2001, Lord and his family have continued to champion its vision and fund its effort, including the 2005 creation of the Rhoda Newberry Reed Endowment for Community Engagement and Leadership Education and Development. This week, the College announced another generous endowment: The Lord Family Director of Community Engagement. This highly distinctive gift will make the funding for this endowed chair permanent and perpetual. Read more »