Couple gives WVU $105K for WVU accounting scholarships
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A couple who earned their degrees at West Virginia University is now making things a little easier for today's undergraduate and graduate students.
Rob and Penni Roll have established the Facemire-Roll Scholarship with a $105,000 endowment to the College of Business and Economics.
Dean Jose Sartarelli says it fills a need because scholarships are often necessary to attract highly credentialed students.
Penni Roll is a Summersville native who serves as chief financial officer for Ares Capital Corp.
Rob Roll grew up in Fairfax, Va., and served as director of finance with non-profit organizations before deciding to become a full-time father.
This is the couple's second gift to the school. In 2007, they created an endowment to help offset travel expenses for graduate accounting students looking to travel overseas.