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    $20 million gift to SU featured in Chronicle of Philanthropy

    February 2, 2011

    The Chronicle of Philanthropy has inlcuded Trustee Howard (Howie) G. Phanstiel ’70, G’71, and his wife, Louise in an article about the top 50 gifts of 2010.

    Program to include philanthropy, financial literacy, mentoring

    In support of Syracuse University, the Trustee and his wife, Louise, announced a commitment of $20 million—one of the largest single gifts to the University—to create the Louise and Howard Phanstiel Scholars program at Syracuse University, which will award scholarship grants to middle-class students who are U.S. citizens and who have demonstrated the potential for academic success and community leadership. The Phanstiels live in Los Angeles.


    Photo caption: Metro New York residents SU Trustee Howard (Howie) G. Phanstiel ’70, G’71 and his wife, Louise, proudly don SU letter jackets during an event on campus honoring them for their $20 million gift to Syracuse University.