Schatz Center Endowment

Dr. Louis W. Schatz generously pledged $5.6 million from his estate in March 1998 to the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management for tree genetics research. Several endowments supported by the estate gift were established in March, 2003.
The Schatz Center lab

The Schatz Center lab


  • Schatz Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tree Genetic Engineering
  • Schatz Visiting Scientist Fund
  • Schatz Undergraduate Research Fund
  • Forest Genetics Colloquia at Mont Alto
  • Schatz Fund at Mont Alto campus
  • Schatz Faculty Travel fund
  • Schatz Student Field Trip Fund


  • Library Collections
  • New Forestry Building at University Park
  • Equipment for Genetic Analysis