Leaders in Philanthropy

UVA Giving
Ahead of Their Time
In the nearly five decades since they graduated from UVA, Blake and Paulette Morant have forged a lasting and deep connection with the University.
Fueled by Passion
John and Patty Epps met on Grounds in the early seventies. Fifty years later, they’re still passionate about supporting the university that brought them together.
Faculty Support
The Power Generator
Trailblazing engineer, author, and advocate Jill Tietjen is ensuring that future engineers have the tools to succeed.
Providing Strength
Having built a successful career in the construction business, Michael Russell is helping to provide a solid foundation for Black students at the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
A Different, Deeper Feeling
Charlie Diederich created his bicentennial scholarship to honor his wife’s memory and as a tribute to the nursing profession.
Student Experience
Whatever It Takes
Longtime supporter Gretchen Tibbits is now committed to ensuring the future of the arts at UVA.