ISU Alum Pledges $250,000 to 'Bridge the Gap'

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Indiana State University alumna Lois “Jo” Einstandig has pledged $250,000 to support the university’s need-based Bridge the Gap scholarship campaign. Einstandig gave a lead gift of $50,000 with a pledge to give the full sum over the next five years. 

 Bridge the Gap scholarships provide the finances students need between the financial aid and family resources they have and their actual full cost of tuition.

In 2018, the ISU Alumni Association honored Einstandig and her late husband, Jerry, with the Distinguished Alumni Award. “The university gave so much to me. Even though Jerry didn’t go to Indiana State, we both felt like we needed to give back,” Einstandig said in a news release. “Indiana State means everything to me. I’m in the position I am today because of Indiana State.”

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