Campus News

Three named Arch Foundation advisory trustees

Three UGA alumni have been appointed advisory trustees of the Arch Foundation for the University of Georgia.

Betty F. King of Atlanta, Kathryn Ash of Charlotte, N.C., and Susan C. Waltman of Pelham, N.Y., were appointed at the recent quarterly meeting of the Arch Foundation board of trustees.

Advisory trustees serve in an consultative capacity to committees of the Board of Trustees. They are appointed for one-year terms beginning July 1 and can serve up to four consecutive terms.

King, who received a bachelor’s degree in art in 1979, is an artist whose work was recently exhibited in the Lamar Dodd School of Art Broad Street Gallery. She is vice chair of the school’s board of visitors and is on the steering committee for the school’s fundraising campaign. She is a trustee of the Shepherd Center in Atlanta.

Ash received a bachelor’s degree in advertising in 1982 from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and is an interior designer. She is a member of the advisory board for UGA’s Honors Program and previously served on the board of directors of the UGA Alumni Association.

Waltman earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology in 1973 and a master’s degree in social work in 1975 at UGA. She has a law degree from Columbia University. She is senior vice president and general counsel for the Greater New York Hospital Association. She has taught health law courses at New York University School of Law and Brooklyn Law School. She is on the advisory boards of both UGA’s Honors Program and College of Public Health.

“Betty, Kathryn and Susan each have knowledge and skills that will be extremely valuable to the Arch Foundation in its efforts to strengthen University of Georgia academic programs,” said Norman Fletcher, foundation chairman. “We appreciate their willingness to provide this important service to their alma mater.”

The Arch Foundation is UGA’s cooperative organization that supports the university’s academic mission and assists with development and fundraising activities. Gifts to the foundation are used to provide scholarships for superior students, support distinguished faculty scholars, strengthen research and teaching programs and build new facilities.