Salina, KS

Now: 80 °

Currently: Fair

Hi: 80 ° | Lo: 70 °

University of Kansas Fundraising Effort Meets Goal

KSAL StaffDecember 15, 2014

The University of Kansas Endowment has reached a $1.2 billion fundraising goal two years early but officials say the effort will continue.

The endowment’s Far Above campaign met its goal last week after it received a $58 million gift from the estate of Madison and Lila Self, the largest individual gift in the university’s history. That brought the total raised so far to $1.218 billion.

Campaign chairman Kurt Watson says the last two years of the eight-year campaign will focus on using funds for student scholarships and faculty fellowships or professorships, rather than capital needs.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports (http://bit.ly/1suJvO7 ) the Far Above campaign began in 2008 with a goal of raising $1 billion, which was raised in 2012 to $1.2 billion.

Information from: Lawrence Journal-World

Copyright © Rocking M Media, 2018. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Rocking M Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

COMMENTS

RELATED POSTS

“Christmas For Kids” Effort Underway

December 3, 2017 6:45 pm

Changes Coming For Kansas License Buyers

December 2, 2017 10:15 am

STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

“Special K” a...
July 15, 2018Comments
Governor Stops in Salina
July 14, 2018Comments
Salina Man Killed in Weat...
July 14, 2018Comments
Leave a Light On And Catc...
July 14, 2018Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2018 - EEO  - KDJM  - KABI  - KSAL-AM  - KSAL-FM  - KVOB  - KYEZ  - KZUH