2014 Annual Report
Dear friends: This was a banner year in philanthropic giving to Kansas State University. Alumni, friends, parents, faculty, students and corporate partners of K-State made gifts and commitments of $211 million in fiscal year 2014.
It is an honor to express appreciation on behalf of the academy. Your allegiance and dedication to K-State is inspiring. The gifts you have made to student success, faculty development, facility enhancement, programmatic support and excellence funds will make a truly significant difference now and far into the future. Your contributions provide fuel and momentum for students, faculty and staff as K-State continues its quest to become a top 50 public research university by 2025. A closer look at this year’s giving reveals several exciting highlights: • $58 million was given to student success, including scholarships and awards. • $89 million was earmarked for new or existing endowed funds.
• More than $12 million was committed to support faculty chairs and professorships. Each and every gift increases the university’s capacity to grow and thrive. We are grateful and humbled by the generous spirit of every donor who contributes. With K-State Pride,
Richard Myers, Chairman KSU Foundation Board of Directors
Curtis Frasier, Chairman KSU Foundation Board of Trustees
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Fred Cholick, President and CEO KSU Foundation