Founding Family's Bequests Convey Legacy
A fitting legacy to the man who helped to locate, build, staff and expand the San Bernardino campus during his 20-year tenure, the individual bequests will support scholarships for meritorious students and a book endowment fund - both named in John's honor.
Although his daughters, Madelaine and Elly, did not attend CSUSB they have a high regard for the mission of the institution and the quality of education it has delivered for more than four decades.
"The San Bernardino-Riverside region is enriched by the presence of the largest public university in the two-county area," said Madelaine, who joins with her husband, Charles Jones, in leaving half of their estate to the University.
"We know that the campus is a beacon for educating the workforce in the region, and we hope that its accessibility helps to increase the number of citizens who obtain a college degree in the future," she added.