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Hastings Alumni Mag-Fall 2012

{ advancement } Support for Alumni Planned Giving UC Hastings foundation will provide planned giving assistance for alumni who want to support the school With its long history of Among the options are helping qualified students bequests, charitable annui- afford a first-rate legal ties, real estate and real education, Uc Hastings property, remainder trusts, remains more commit- and naming UC Hastings as ted than ever to that goal a beneficiary in retirement during these challenging plans and life insurance poli- economic times. cies. The committee is also The decline in state fund- looking into ways to increase ing means the law school cy pres gifts. must support 90 percent of its needs with its own resources, “In my era, california valued education which has propelled UC so highly that they made it possible for Hastings to pursue new and everyone to go. I said that at some point creative ways of fundraising. in the future, I was going to give back.” Earlier this year, the UC Hastings Foundation cre- —John Koeppel ’76 ated the Planned Giving Committee to focus on “Our goal is to provide encumbered by loans. We encouraging members of UC Hastings with a steady need to maximize the school’s the UC Hastings community source of funding that can resources through long-term to include the law school in be budgeted and planned strategies.” their estate planning. Chaired on,” says Koeppel, a part- For information on sup- by UC Hastings Trustee ner at Ropers Majeski Kohn porting UC Hastings through John Koeppel ’76 (pictured Bentley. “We don’t want planned giving, please visit above), the committee will students to graduate bur- www.legacy.vg/uchastings/ educate and advise potential dened with unmanageable giving or contact Shino donors on various ways of debt or have to abandon their Nomiya, assistant dean for supporting the law school dreams of public service institutional advancement, through long-range means. careers because they are at 415.565.4616. UC HaSTINGS 15


Hastings Alumni Mag-Fall 2012
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