The Natural History Collections project at Randolph College is possible through the ongoing support of interested individuals and organizations. Our thanks to the following for providing the necessary funds to continue our work:

  • Lynchburg Bird Club
  • Virginia Academy of Science
  • Bradley W. Bateman, President, Randolph College
  • John E. Klein, former President, Randolph College
  • Wes Fugate, VP and Chief of Staff, Randolph College
  • Carl Girelli, Dean & VP for Academic Affairs
  • Becky Habel ’73
  • Barbara Doran ’36
  • Jan Meriwether, RC Vice President for Institutional Advancement
  • Victoria Turgeon ’93
  • Lee Mayhall, RC Director of Development / Planned Gifts
  • Frank Crandall (in honor of Dr. Dorothy Crandall Bliss)
  • Marianne Galloway ’49
  • Tamara Jamerson ’95, Director of RC Annual Fund
  • Hoye Duckworth ’73
  • Katelin Shugart-Schmidt ’10
  • Anonymous Donor

In addition, a number of individuals have graciously given their time and resources to assist with the collections project. Among these are:

    • Karen Campbell
    • Chris Goldman
    • Bryan Gentry
    • Kristin Bliss
    • Ron Gettinger
    • Catherine Khoo
    • Karin Warren
    • Susan Stevens
    • JoAnne Pierce
    • Barbara Shedd
    • Aaron Whalen
    • Sara Pentecost
    • Jeannie Plybon
    • Nashiva McDavid
    • Caitlin Unterman
    • Chris Cohen
    • Toni and Jim Piggott
    • Chris Milensky, Smithsonian Institution
    • Virginia Wyatt
    • Shepherd Sittason, DDS

If you are interested in contributing to the project, or want to be involved in some capacity, please contact Emily Smith, Collections Manager, at, or Faculty Sponsor, Doug Shedd, at .

To download a PDF of the Natural History Collections Project Brochure, please click the link below:

Natural History Collections Project General Brochure–2013