Women's Philanthropy Council 2021

Women's Philanthropy Council


Women's Philanthropy Council


The Women's Philanthropy Council is dedicated to furthering the role of women as leaders and active participants in PennWest Edinboro and our community. The Council seeks to help shape the University's future and to support its mission through the engagement of women who are alumni, faculty, staff, retirees and friends.

Support the Women's Philanthropy Council

Women have an essential role in today's world, serving as leaders in their professions and communities. The Women's Philanthropy Council, through its financial and mentoring support, helps women develop leadership skills and achieve their professional and personal goals.
Rita Bean, Ph.D.,
Professor Emerita, University of Pittsburgh and Founding Member of WPC

Council Goals

The Council has a twofold fundraising goal:

  1. To establish a permanently restricted endowment - Edinboro Women's Scholarship Endowment - to provide financial awards to deserving female students
  2. To establish an annually restricted fund - Edinboro Women's Academic and Research Fund - that will annually award grants to faculty and students for:
    1. Research
    2. Travel/study abroad opportunities

Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits

Membership  fee: $250

Recent News

WPC Fall 2021 Newsletter

WPC Impact Report 2020

WPC Spring 2019 Newsletter

WPC Spring 2017 Newsletter

WPC Summer 2016 Newsletter

WPC Summer 2015 Newsletter

WPC Winter 2015 Newsletter

WPC Fall 2014 Newsletter

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Contact Us

Office of University Advancement
Alumni House
210 Meadville Street
Edinboro, PA 16444
Email: edinboroalumni@pennwest.edu
Phone: 814-732-2992

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