Jeff Howard ’76 and Carson Dowd Howard ’76

“Duke opens doors to opportunities and challenges us to expand our minds and to pursue lifelong learning,” said trustee and former Duke Alumni Association (DAA) president Jeff Howard ’76 and his wife, Carson Dowd Howard ’76.  As alumni and Duke parents, the couple continues to be inspired by the energy of intelligent and motivated learners at Duke.  That’s why the Howards made a gift of stock to fund a charitable remainder unitrust to benefit DAA, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and a student scholarship fund.  “Our family is pleased to provide future students with similar opportunities to be challenged, grow, and contribute to their communities.”


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