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Late chemistry professor's estate leaves Wichita State $2.2 million

Friday, November 01, 2013

An estate gift to the Wichita State University Foundation from the late Erach Talaty is believed to be the largest ever given to the university by a current or former faculty or staff member, said James J. Rhatigan, consultant to the WSU Foundation.

Talaty was a highly regarded chemistry professor at WSU from 1969 until his death last June at the age of 86. His bequest to Wichita State will result in a gift approaching $2.2 million, Rhatigan said.

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Created on Friday, November 01, 2013; Last modified on Monday, November 04, 2013