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Why I Give: Ernest “Bill” Tollner

Ernest Tollner

Name: Ernest “Bill” Tollner

Position: Professor in the College of Engineering

At UGA: 38 years

Beneficiary of his gift to the university: The Advancing Georgia’s Leaders Fund in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Dire Needs Project Fund in the College of Engineering

Why he contributes: “We are here to provide intellectual and tangible help for students that also enhances relationships between the students of the university and the people of Georgia, the nation and the world.”

Source: Office of Development

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