Mort Maimon in the Press

Legacy Leaders Society

Nine days before Dr. Elaine P. Maimon’s official installation as the fifth president of Governors State University, she and her husband Mort—the other Dr. Maimon—gave their first $10,000 to the school. With that gift, they established the GSU Promise, an endowed scholarship (read as it will keep growing and help students in perpetuity), and they kicked off a personal tradition of giving that—at the opening of their twelfth year of leadership—amounts to just over $255,000 in personal donations.


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July 1, 2019

Dr. Mort Maimon Asks Others to Support New Majority Students' " Marathon Endeavor "

In an opinion piece recently published by "Inside Higher Ed," presidential spouse Dr. Mort Maimon, explains why he and his wife, GSU President Elaine P. Maimon, support college students who form a new majority of those seeking college degrees. This group includes first-generation students, students of color, adult learners, and military veterans whose journeys are complicated by lack of food, finance, and housing.


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