Carl L. Vacketta Scholarship among 13 Major Gifts to UIUC

Friday, September 28, 2012

Thirteen private gifts totaling more than $11 million earmarked for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were announced on September 28, 2012 at the U of I Foundation’s 77th Annual Meeting. Among them was a $1 million deferred gift from Carl Vacketta (’65) to establish the Carl L. Vacketta Scholarship at the College of Law. For the scholarship fund, preference will be given to students from his high school, Westville, as well as other qualified candidates from Vermilion County, Illinois.

The UIF press release