Tabor College receives $3 million toward Al & Dotty Warkentine Endowed Professor Challenge

Al & Dotty Warkentin
Al & Dotty (Penner) Warkentine

With an initial gift of $1 million, Al (fs’60) and Dotty (Penner, fs’60) Warkentine have opened an Endowed Professor Challenge at Tabor College. Three additional Endowed Professor or Chair gifts will unlock a second gift from the Warkentine family. A deadline of March 31, 2024, has been set to meet the terms of the challenge.

A $2 million Endowed Chair has been secured, meeting the first of the three needed additional gifts. The individual/family behind that gift has chosen to remain anonymous.

“Al and Dotty have and continue to be faithful supporters of Tabor College,” said President David Janzen, Ph.D. “The creation of this challenge serves as yet another reminder of their generosity, and with the exciting addition of our first Endowed Chair, we praise God for His faithfulness and how these funds will help move us forward.”

Names and areas for these endowed positions will be announced later.

“Growing our Endowment is instrumental in securing our long-term financial stability,” Janzen said. “We look forward to what God has in store as we acquire funding for current and future projects.”