- Dot Medlin, who passed away in July 2011, previously established the Dorothy M. Medlin Endowed Fund, in 2007.
- Her estate gift contributed to the $400,000 fund, which will support research, programming and archival activities in Ida Jane Dacus Library.
Winthrop University, "Dorothy Medlin ’53 Legacy Gift Announced at Special Reception for Friends, Colleagues" (2012). Winthrop News 2012. 18.