Ash Verlander
A former Chairman of the JU Board of Trustees and civic leader, Verlander’s dedication and devotion to Jacksonville University has lasted decades. He was the leader of the $15 million Golden Anniversary Campaign that helped build the foundation for the University today. A leader in the Jacksonville community, Verlander is a past president of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce and Gator Bowl Association. He and his wife Alice shared the 1984 Champion of Higher Independent Education in Florida Award for their support of JU.