Posted on February 15, 2014
February 2014 – The Trustees of The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation have appointed Dale Robinson Anglin of Plainfield, NJ as a Trustee of the Foundation.
Ms. Anglin is currently serving as Senior Program Officer at the Victoria Foundation in Newark, New Jersey, where she has worked since 2006. Previously, she served for eight years at the New Community Corporation (also in Newark), for three years at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management in Washington, D.C., and for seven years at the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress (also in Washington).
A native of Chicago, Ms. Anglin earned a bachelor’s degree with high honors in Government and Afro-American Studies from Smith College, and a Masters in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley. Active in many professional and community organizations, she currently serves as a Trustee of the Community Foundation of New Jersey and as board chair for the Philip’s Academy Charter School in Newark.
Ms. Anglin succeeds Janet Adams Fearon, who died last month. Ms. Fearon was the Foundation’s founding Executive Director, serving from 1979 through 2007, and served thirty-four years as a charter Trustee.
The Newcombe Foundation has awarded grants totaling $58.6 million since 1981, primarily for student scholarships at one hundred colleges and universities. It also funds the prestigious Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships program administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. In thirty-two years of program operation, students have received over 36,000 Newcombe Scholarships and 1,100 Newcombe Fellowships. At last report, Newcombe-endowed scholarship funds at sixty universities and colleges had a combined market value of $16.5 million.