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Merrimack Receives Large Donation to the Newly named “Winston School of Education and Social Policy”

Briana Alberghini ‘21

Editor-in-Chief 

Merrimack College has received a contribution to the School of Education and Social Policy. The School and will now be recognized as the Winston School of Education and Social Policy in honor of the generosity and support of Judith “Judy” Teehan and Robert “Bob” Winston. 

Judy, and her husband Bob, have long been supporters of Merrimack College for over 50 years. Judy and Bob have a passion to educate, support, and mentor teachers. This investment will support the School’s advancement to increase its impact on teaching those who teach others. The gift will also establish an endowment to support new teacher training and graduate education within the School. 

This recent gift makes Judy as the largest alumnus donor in Merrimack’s history.

Judy graduated from Merrimack College in 1964. “Over the years she has remained close to college classmates, returning often to campus and actively participating in reunions,” Merrimack College said in a press release. “Her husband, Bob, is a Retired Senior Vice President and Director of American Funds Distributor and served as a Captain in the United States Army.”