Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Charleston, SC Latest Editorial News: Honoring Ted Stern for philanthropy: "On Nov. 15, Dr. Theodore S. Stern will be honored with the Outstanding Individual Award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals for his philanthropic contributions to our community. As the 16th president of the College of Charleston, Ted Stern transitioned the small liberal arts institution from a private to state institution. He helped create the College of Charleston Foundation in 1970 to protect the College's private assets as it made the transition. Now, 37 years later, the College of Charleston Foundation provided $1.6 million for scholarships and $2.3 million for programs, facilities and services for 2006."