Harold E. Cheatham and his wife, V. Arlene Cheatham pledge estate gift of $500,000

July 29, 2020

Harold E. Cheatham (BA LA 1961) and his wife, V. Arlene Cheatham, pledged an estate gift of $500,000 to create two endowed funds in the Office of Educational Equity, of which $100,000 would endow the Harold E. and V. Arlene Cheatham Lectureship in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The gift was committed through the couple’s revocable trust. Harold Cheatham spent 16 years in the department of counselor education—some of which as department head—before becoming founding dean of the College of Bahavioral, Social and Health Sciences at Clemson University.