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

Friday, November 01, 2013 | Share

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