This article is from the archives of the UB Reporter.


Published: February 24, 2005

Toby Schoellkopf, former UB administrator

Toby B. Schoellkopf, a former UB administrator, died Feb. 15 in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was 54.

Born Toby Bloom in New York City, she earned a bachelor's degree in history from UB.

In the early 1980s, she worked as an Immigration and Naturalization Service officer at the Peace Bridge.

She went to work at UB in 1984, serving in various administrative positions. She was former director of disability services and assistant director of the Living Well Center; worked in institutional studies; and was assistant to the dean of the former Faculty of Arts and Letters. She retired in 1996.

Schoellkopf liked to travel, cook and read, and enjoyed gardening and home decorating.

She also was a patron of the arts, establishing a scholarship in the Department of Art in memory of her father. Julius Bloom worked for several well-known printing companies, had an interest in the typographic arts and helped organize the first international conference of typographical arts in the mid-1960s.