Messenger - Vol. 2, No. 3, Page 14
Summer 1993
Burton named HEAD of scholarships, AID

     Johnie A. Burton, Delaware '83 MA, has been named director of the
Office of Scholarships and Student Financial Aid.
     Burton, who had previously served as associate director, heads a staff
of 20 who distribute about $25 million in aid each year. The office is an
integral part of the University's student recruitment efforts and also
serves to provide the financial resources that keep students in school once
enrolled. A staff member in the financial aid office since 1983, Burton
received his bachelor's degree in economics/business from Howard University
in 1980 and his master's degree in economics at Delaware.
     The office staff also provides financial aid training to school
guidance counselors and works to see that scholarships are administered
according to donors' wishes.