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DSU President Harry L. Williams accepts a display check representing the Mr. and Mrs. William C. Jason Endowment from Carol and William Jason during a ceremony in the Library named after the second president of the institution.

  Descendant of William C. Jason Sets Up Endowment for Library


Carol Jason shows a rare book formerly owned by William Jason Sr. which contains the institution's College Catalogues from 1893 to 1918.

A new endowment has been set up by a descendant of William C. Jason, the longest serving president in the history of DSU.
 
Williams C. Jason III and his wife Bertha Carol Jason presented a display check to DSU President Harry L. Williams representing a $10,000 endowment in a ceremony in the William C. Jason Library on Dec. 19.
 
The Mr. and Mrs. William C. Jason Endowment will go toward the support of general operation of the William C. Jason Library at DSU.
 
William C. Jason Sr. was the president of the then-State College for Colored Students from 1895 to 1923.