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KU Giving Magazine

Fall 2022
Issue 35
Building on a Legacy
By Dan Martin, President of KU Endowment
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. 


Closer to the Goal of Conquering Cancer
KU Cancer Center earns National Cancer Institute’s most prestigious status – Comprehensive
By Michelle Strickland
Lifelong Jayhawk Embraces Servant Leadership
KU Endowment President Dan Martin is excited to give back
By Valerie Gieler
Celebrating 30 Years of Student Success
Multicultural Scholars Program is a pathway to graduation and beyond
By Micki Chestnut

Across KU

Campus Happenings – Fall 2022
Funded by Fundraisers – KU Endowment Outstanding Health Care Scholarship


Time and Place — A Milestone for Monarchs
Monarch Watch celebrates its 30th year of Monarch butterfly research, education and habitat restoration
Jayhawk Faithful – John T. and Linda Stewart
KU’s longest supporters having been giving for 73 years
KU Endowment 101 – Planning Your Legacy
Strategies for thoughtful charitable planning through your estate
KU Faculty Portrait – Priyanka Sharma
Physician, cancer researcher and professor is inspired to find better treatments for her patients
KU Student Portrait – Ethan Christ
Biochemistry and anthropology major finds fulfillment in continuous learning and community service
Giving Snapshots – Fall 2022
Donors share why they give
Every Gift Matters – Fall 2022
Shawnee Mission West Vikings Scholarship honors friends’ high school connection

You’re invited to help us create a future where students have uncommon educational experiences, researchers make life-affirming discoveries, and together, we change the world for the better. Ever Onward we go into a future of infinite possibilities.