Name: Betty Jean Craige
Position: Retired University Professor of Comparative Literature (1973-2011) and director of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts (1993-2011). She is serving as interim director of the Willson Center until January.
At UGA: 38 years
Beneficiary of her gifts to the university: The Craige Global Fellows Scholarship Fund
Why she contributes: “I have loved having friends from across campus who influenced my research and my teaching with their ideas, and profoundly enriched my life. Since I have spent my adult life happily at the University of Georgia, I want to help make UGA the best public research university it can be.”