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Scholarship Fund Established For James Foley At Marquette University

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A photo taken on September 29, 2011 shows US freelance reporter James Foley (L) on the highway between the airport and the West Gate of Sirte, Libya.  (Photo credit ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

A photo taken on September 29, 2011 shows US freelance reporter James Foley (L) on the highway between the airport and the West Gate of Sirte, Libya. (Photo credit ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

BOSTON (CBS) – A scholarship fund has been established for slain journalist James Foley at Marquette University.

Foley graduated from the Wisconsin university in 1996.

The fund has been established in the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication.

DONATE: Foley Scholarship Fund

Foley was kidnapped while covering the conflict in Syria in 2012 and murdered after being held captive for almost two years. ISIS militants say they killed Foley in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes against them in northern Iraq.

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