A strong endowment helps provide financial longevity in support of students, faculty, staff, and programs. Increasing the endowment is an important financial objectives of the school so its annual income can more strongly support the priorities of BA. Endowed funds may be created with current gifts or planned gifts like bequests, charitable trusts or remainders of retirement funds. A donor may add to existing funds or may consider creating a new fund to honor a family member, faculty member or other specific individual. For more information, contact Ray Mullican '80, 615-523-0623.