George Washington University

Clifford M. Kendall, businessman and past chair of University System of Maryland Board of Regents, dies

Clifford M. Kendall, businessman and past chair of University System of Maryland Board of Regents, dies

Clifford M. Kendall, 85, a businessman, philanthropist and former chairman of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents and board member of the University of Maryland Medical System, died Wednesday evening, according to a statement from Dr. Wallace D. Loh, university president.

In 2007, Mr. Kendall and his wife, Camille, donated $3 million through their family fund to establish endowed scholarships for students attending the Universities at Shady Grove, in Rockville.

According to a biography on the Universities’ website, Mr. Kendall graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in finance, then received an ROTC commission and served in the Air...

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