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Adelaide Love Israel Endowed Scholarship Fund

The following biography was written at the time of this scholarship establishment; some information may not be up to date:

Adelaide Israel was born to Fannie Susman Love of Baltimore and Julius Love of Russia, and she grew up in Greensboro. Adelaide graduated from Greensboro High School before coming to Woman’s College (now UNC Greensboro), where she graduated, in 1939, with a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in English and history. She graduated with Phi Beta Kappa academic honors. After college, she taught English and history at Gillespie Junior High School in Greensboro. Adelaide married Archie George Israel in 1940. He graduated from Elon College, taught English, and coached basketball and football in Portsmouth, VA. He was the recreation superintendent of the city of Portsmouth prior to assuming ownership in a business venture in Greensboro.

The Israels have three children. Stephen Howard Israel graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill and has completed graduate studies at New York University. He married Nina Zemo Israel, and lives and works in New York City as the managing director for Korn-Ferry International. Marjorie Israel Chayette graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University and has completed graduate studies at the Sorbone in Paris, France. She is married to Marc Chayette, lives in Paris, France, and is a movie producer. Barbara Anne Israel graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a master of arts and doctorate from the School of Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill. She is a professor and chair at the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Heath, at the University of Michigan. She is married to Richard Pipan ’76 MA, ’85 PHD who is a tenured professor of educational psychology at Oakland University.

Adelaide Love Israel passed away in 2004.