WSU College of Business

A generous gift from Walter and Phyllis Roenicke is supporting undergraduate business scholarships and programming, and technology maintenance in the atrium of WSU’s College of Business.

The $100,000 donation will create two endowments named after Phyllis’ father, Claude E. Hayfield, a well-known pioneer banker of Whitman County.

Seventy-five percent will be designated toward The Claude E. Hayfield Endowed Scholarship in Business, which will award tuition scholarships for undergraduate business students from the Palouse, including north Idaho counties. Twenty-five percent will be designated to The Claude E. Hayfield Endowed Excellence Fund in Business, which will create a permanent read more…