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A letter from the campaign co-chairs

We believe our ability to raise substantial philanthropic support through this effort will be crucial to achieving the goal to become a top 50 public research university by 2025.


Innovation and Inspiration is the most ambitious fundraising campaign in the history of Kansas State University. This campaign is inspired by our land-grant heritage, our reputation for an extraordinary student experience,innovative research and academics, plus a solid record of significant achievements. We believe our ability to raise substantial philanthropic support through this effort will be crucial to achieving the goal to become a top 50 public research university by 2025.

Innovation and Inspiration will not provide all of the resources needed to achieve the goals of K-State 2025, but generous philanthropic support is absolutely imperative to create and sustain true momentum for this transformational strategic vision. As a top 50 public research university, K-State will be a powerful economic driver for growth and development by generating new knowledge and producing graduates who will impact Kansas, the nation and the world.

We believe in this vision, and we believe K-State has the right leaders to inspire the hard work that must be done. Along with the members of the campaign steering committee, and many other alumni and friends who have signed on as campaign volunteers, we are proud to put our shoulders to the wheel to raise $1 billion for Kansas State University.

We encourage your consideration of how you want to make a difference at K-State, and invite you to join us in supporting Innovation and Inspiration: The Campaign for Kansas State University.

With K-State pride,

Rand and Patti Berney
Dick and Mary Jo Myers
Your Campaign Co-Chairs 

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