Cumulative Giving The following categories reflect cumulative gifts and pledges to the MSUM Alumni Foundation from its inception in 1969 through December 31, 2012. We strive for complete accuracy in our annual report. If you find your name or giving level listed erroneously, please accept our apologies and inform us so we can correct our records.
Solomon Comstock Society $1,000,000 and above In 1885 State Senator Solomon Comstock introduced a bill to establish a normal school and donated six acres of land for its site. Two years later, construction began. The Moorhead normal School became the fourth state normal school in Minnesota. *Julien and *Joy Burkness *Russell and Ann Gerdin *Ronald and Cheryl Lossett +Sanford Health *Judith Strong +*Helen Wardeberg Wells Fargo Bank
Livingston Lord Society $500,000 - $999,999 Livingston Lord became Moorhead Normal School’s first president in 1888. Minnesota Governor Andres McGill described President Lord as ‘young, energetic, full of wisdom and what is better, full of sense.” In addition to his duties as president, he taught Latin and “mental science.” He served as president for 11 years and hired 44 teachers during his term. Joe Best Lois Cornell Selberg
Frances Wheeler Society $100,000 - $499,999 In 1893, Moorhead Normal School built its first dormitory, and Frances Wheeler was named preceptress. President Lord called her “a rare woman, a born genius, a woman whom to know was a privilege and association with her a liberal education in domestic art.” Wheeler Hall later served as the normal school, the teachers college, and the state college until campus expansion necessitated its demise in 1964. *Eino R. Aho Alex Stern Family Foundation Mark and Jennifer Anderson Anonymous +Bell State Bank & Trust Border States Electric Supply +Bytespeed, LLC Christianson Holdings LLP Dakota Medical Foundation Roland and Beth Dille Eide Bailly, LLP Fargo Elks Club #260 Fargo Teamsters #116 Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation Forum Communications Company *Elmer and *Violet Fox *Kennth A. and *Nora O. Gronhovd *Evelyn and *Clayton Grove *Ruth A. Hanson
John and Sharon Haugo Hebron Brick Supply Company Richard and Roberta Henderson *Delsie Holmquist +Kenneth and *Luella Jensen John V. Hough, Inc. Ronald Matthies Microsoft Business Solutions *Russell S. and *Nina L. Monson Jack and Lorraine Neufeld Jay Nibbe Otter Tail Corporation Otto Bremer Foundation Craig Palmer and Tammy Miller Nancy Parlin Clair and Ardy Peterson Primavera Systems, Inc. *Mary Pryor Qwest Communications *Marjorie W. Sanders *Royce and Janice Sanner +Edward and Wendy Schultz Kenneth R. Skjegstad Terry and Rita Soine Gregory and Gail Staszko *Jean Rutkowski Stephenson Richard and Bonnie Swanson Timberline Software Corporation *Catherine Urban US Bancorp *James and *Florence Vance VFW Post #7564 Wal-Mart William Wallwork, III Webb and Peggy White +Xcel Energy
Alumni Foundation Donor Appreciation 2013
Honor Roll of Donors