Lola Goldring ’51, a member of the Syracuse University Board of Trustees, sponsored the development of the Goldring Arts Journalism program at SU.
She is managing director of the Goldring Family Charitable Foundation, and a philanthropic participant in cultural and scientific endeavors, including an endowed professorship in cardiology and a clinical research scholar's fund at the New York University School of Medicine. The fund also supports postdoctoral scientists at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island, New York. A supporter of the New York City Ballet and the Metropolitan Opera, she has been actively involved with the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York from its inception in 1977.
Goldring earned a master’s degree in speech education from Columbia University's Teachers College in 1953 and taught in the Great Neck High School system. She is married to Allen, and has three children, Laurie ’76, Jamie, and David, and seven grandchildren. Followed by her daughter and granddaughter, she is the first of three generations to attend Syracuse University.