$ 1,084,062 raised 2,635 gifts
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences has raised $ 49,767 from 186 gifts!
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is the heart of KU. We educate the most students, produce the most research and collaborate all across KU. As the destination for more than half of the undergraduate population, we are in a unique position to prepare a broad population of Jayhawks to enter their careers with a blend of intellectual curiosity and hands-on skills.
We invite you to support the College, the Heart of KU, through two opportunities that will cement KU’s position as a top-tier international research institution: 

 

  • The Research Excellence Initiative is the signature initiative of the College and provides both faculty and students with a chance to advance discovery. This competitive grant program encourages faculty collaboration and deepens faculty-student mentor relationships, providing the building blocks for enhanced learning, exceptional experiences and career-readiness for successful professional advancement. The Research Excellence Initiative brings to life a College education for our students while also supporting some of KU’s best and aspirational faculty.
     

  • KU’s profile as a leading research institution requires outstanding faculty, as researchers, teachers and mentors. Faculty retention funds help us support ascending scholars to continue their work at KU, in advancing research, mentoring the next generation of leaders and growing KU’s federal grant portfolio.  

$20,000
Faculty Retention in the College Challenge
Challenge unlocked! Thanks to an anonymous donor, an additional $20,000 has been contributed to support faculty retention in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.
50 / 50 Gifts
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$5,000
Research Excellence Initiative Challenge
Challenge unlocked! Thanks to a generous College alum, an additional $5,000 has been contributed to the Research Excellence Initiative.
25 / 25 Gifts
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Facebook Contest
Congrats to Facebook contest winners Shelli Rettig, Mary Smarsh Edwards, Brandy Edwards, Jacy J. Hurst and Dee Dee Griffith Barratt! An additional $500 has been contributed to KU!
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Instagram Contest
Congrats to Donovan Miller, Roy Ricaldi and Jake Reitz, winners of this year's Instragram challenge!
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Twitter Hashtag Challenge
Challenge unlocked! Thanks to your help spreading #OneDayOneKU, $5,000 has been donated to KU scholarships.
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