“Her gift is a tribute to her relationships with Cedarville students through her church, and the ministry of the radio station,” Cedarville said in a release. “From these connections, she developed a passion to help college students prepare for their life service through ministry and quality higher education.”
Elbin died in June 2018 at the age of 91. She lived in West Jefferson, Ohio, the university said.
“We are grateful for the life of Helen Elbin, and for her long-standing commitment to Cedarville University,” Thomas White, Cedarville president, said in the release. “Her estate gift will have eternal impact as students are provided financial resources to be able to enroll and their lives are transformed through Cedarville’s excellent education and intentional discipleship in submission to biblical authority.”
Founded in 1887, Cedarville University is a Baptist institution with 4,380 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study.