Mrs. Mary Fredman Downing is a member of the Mary Washington Class of 1959. She and husband, Glenn, raised two children, Allison and Stefan. Mary enjoyed a fast-paced career in the airline industry with both US Airways and United Airlines. Serving on numerous committees, and most recently appointed to the Alumni Board of Directors, Mary has maintained active and close ties to the life of her alma mater. In 2014, Mr. and Mrs. Downing provided a gift to establish a non-endowed fund to assist deserving students completing their UMW education.