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Former professor makes record donation to EIU

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CHARLESTON, Ill. -- The estate of a former Eastern Illinois University professor has donated $3.68 million to the school. It is the largest donation in EIU history.

EIU said in a news release Tuesday that the estate of professor Paul L. Ward left the money to the school to provide scholarships.

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Ward taught educational psychology. Vice President for Advancement Robert Martin said the money will pay for scholarships for students majoring in counseling and student development.

EIU President William Perry called the donation an example of the deep commitment of the school's faculty.

Ward taught at the Charleston university from 1967 until he retired in 1992.

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