Join Us for a Better Tomorrow

On a crisp fall evening in October, the KU community gathered to kick off the fifth comprehensive fundraising campaign for the University of Kansas and The University of Kansas Health System.

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Building on a Legacy

It is a privilege to pen this note as I enter the role of president and join KU Endowment’s tremendous legacy of impact — of partners and those who have stewarded our mission since 1891. 

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Giving Inspiration

PRIDE. GRATITUDE. TRUST. These are some of the words donors consistently use to express why they are moved to give to the University of Kansas.

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KU Connections

When I first met Madison (Al) and Lila Self in 1987, I had no idea they would be among the most generous donors to the University of Kansas.

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A Life’s Work

As I approach retirement this summer and my time as KU Endowment president nears the end, I find it rewarding to reflect on the past two decades as our team’s captain. The job and work required has been what you would expect to run an organization with 160 staff members and assets of nearly $3 billion providing about $200 million in support for the University of Kansas each year.

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