The Dr. J. William and Arline Hoban Family Fund was established to assist local students who are furthering their education at a college, university, vocational, or trade school.
Dr. Hoban (1920-2003) received his master’s degree from the University of Detroit and his doctorate from Wayne State University.
He and his wife Arline moved to Aurora in 1968, at which time he became Dean of the Evening School and Summer School at the newly organized Waubonsee Community College. He retired from the college in 1989.
Arline Hoban (1925-2022) was a graduate of the University of Detroit. She was an educator at West Aurora High School and later began a career at MetLife.
Mrs. Hoban retired in 1990. She was a member of Holy Angels Church and the American Association of University Women.
Dr. and Mrs. Hoban had six children. The scholarship fund created by the Hoban Family reflects their dedication to higher education.