Annual Gala

Gala raises scholarship funds and celebrates honorees

Gala Co-Chairs Nina Rennert Davidson ’95 and Cheryl Glicker Milstein ’82, P ’14 toasting the honorees
Photographs by Samuel Stuart and Asiya Khaki ’09

More than 400 alumnae and friends of Barnard College gathered for the Annual Gala at the historic Plaza Hotel, which raised more than $13 million to benefit student financial aid. Trustees Nina Rennert Davidson ’95 and Cheryl Glicker Milstein ’82, P’14 hosted the evening and served as co-chairs. The event also honored Diana T. ’55 and Roy Vagelos, M.D., ’54 P&S with the Frederick A.P. Barnard Award for more than three decades of service and philanthropy to the College. During the evening, Dr. Vagelos surprised Diana with a $10 million endowed gift for financial aid, as part of  The Bold Standard: A Campaign for Barnard. This is the largest single endowment gift to financial aid in the College’s history.

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