Tony Abbott came with his family from Maine in 1964, and in virtually no time at all, Davidson—the college and the town—became the home he had been looking for since childhood. “There’s something extraordinary about Davidson,” he said. “Telling anyone I had to go to work each day was really a lie. I never considered Read More
$12 million Duke Endowment gift will support recruitment, development and retention of Davidson College faculty. “This tremendous gift from The Duke Endowment ensures that the Davidson faculty will remain leaders in the constantly changing landscape of higher education.”
More than a century ago, Hamilton Witherspoon McKay graduated from Davidson College after a successful career in the classroom and on the football field. The son of a Presbyterian minister, he is remembered as a man of faith whose inspiration, courage, hard work and foresight influenced many people and projects.