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        GPED Funds

The James S. and Rosemary Worley Fund 

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James Worley, Director of the GPED for 25 years is credited with building the program to its position of strength.  Under his leadership, the mission of the GPED, which was to train government officials and university teachers from developing countries, became more clearly defined, and the program developed strong and lasting relationships with people and governments around the world.

The Jamas S. and Rosemary Worley Fund provides scholarship support to students in the Graduate Program in Economic Development.

 The Worley Award is presented annually by Rosemary Worley and her son, Paul.
(The Worley Award is presented annually by Rosemary Worley and her son, Paul Worley.)

Mouzon and Sultan Siddiqi Citizenship Award

Mouzon and her late husband Sultan Siddiqi opened their family to all students, staff and faculty. Their warmth, kindness and openness created an environment of love and companionship within the GPED. Mouzon and Sultan demonstrated true citizenship. To honor this extraordinary couple, the GPED office set up the Mouzon and Sultan Siddiqi Citizenship Award. This award is given once a year to a student in the second year class who displays many of the characteristics that define Mouzon and Sultan: kindness, inclusion, helpfulness and altruism. This student is a problem solver, a confidante, a friend.

Graduate Program in Economic Development Gift Fund

Donors may specify that their gift is given in honor of a particular person, place, event, or organization which deserves respect or thanks. Their gifts will be appropriately acknowledged and their honoree recognized and informed of their gift. 


How to Contribute

To Contribute Online

If you wish to contribute to:

  • The James S. and Rosemary Worley Fund, please follow this link: vu.edu/worley.     
  • The Mouzon and Sultan Siddiqi Citizenship Award Fund, please follow this link: vu.edu/siddiqi.
  • The Graduate Program in Economic Development Gift Fund, please click here to access the online giving form. Please enter "The Graduate Program in Economic Development Gift Fund" in the Special Comments field.

Please send an email to gped@vanderbilt.edu, indicating the amount and intent of your gift as well so that it may be appropriately acknowledged. Please include your name and address.

To Contribute by Check

In the memo line of your check, please designate "The James S. and Rosemary Worley Fund" or “The Graduate Program in Economic Development Gift Fund” .

Please send a check to:     
              Vanderbilt University
              Gift and Donor Services
              2301 Vanderbilt Place, PMB 407727
              Nashville, TN 37240-7727

Please send an email to gped@vanderbilt.edu, indicating the amount and intent of your gift as well so that it may be appropriately acknowledged. Please include your name and address.

To Contribute by Phone

Please call 1-866-882-FUND (3863) and mention the specific fund to which you would like to give.

Please send an email to gped@vanderbilt.edu, indicating the amount and intent of your gift as well so that it may be appropriately acknowledged. Please include your name and address.

To Make a Pledge

Print a copy of the College of Arts and Science Gift/Pledge Form (click here to print in PDF format) and mail it to:

College of Arts and Science Development Office
Vanderbilt University
PMB 356014
Nashville, TN 37235-6014

Gifts of Securities

To make a gift by stock transfer, please contact Gift Processing at (615) 875-1155 or email stockgifts@vanderbilt.edu.

Planned Giving

Planned Giving allows you to make wonderful contributions to the University while accomplishing any number of personal or family goals.  The Planned Giving staff at Vanderbilt is here to tailor to your unique circumstance and provide assistance to both you and your advisor(s) in the process.  The wide range of planned giving opportunities includes some of the following:

  • Naming Vanderbilt’s College of Arts and Science as beneficiary of your IRA or life insurance policy
  • A bequest through your will
  • A Life Income Gift (support the College of Arts and Science and receive income in return)
  • A gift of real estate

For more information, please visit the Planned Giving website, or if you would like to speak with a Planned Giving professional, please contact Anthony Barclay at (615) 936-5518 or (888) 758-1999 or anthony.barclay@vanderbilt.edu.

Arrange for Your Company to Make a Matching Gift

If your company or your spouse’s company has a matching gift program, your gift to the College of Arts and Science may be significantly increased.  Ask your human resources department about the possibility of matching gifts, and send any completed gift forms to us at the following address:

              Vanderbilt University
              Gift and Donor Services
              2301 Vanderbilt Place, PMB 407727
              Nashville, TN 37240-7727

Check to see if your company has a matching gift program.

Further Information

Please contact Jonathan Petty for further information:

Jonathan Petty
Associate Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
The College of Arts and Science
Vanderbilt University

110 21st Avenue South, Suite 1000
Nashville, TN 37203
Email: jonathan.petty@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615-322-8119 
Fax: (615) 322-7373