Faculty supports students in languages, literatures

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A dedicated teacher and scholar, Dr. Gerhard Friedrich Strasser, professor emeritus of German and comparative literature at Penn State, has made a $1 million commitment in his estate to support graduate students in comparative literature and Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures.

The gift is one of the largest ever made by a current or emeritus faculty member in the College of the Liberal Arts and designates the proceeds from the future sale of real estate for support of graduate education in the Departments of Comparative Literatures and Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures.

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