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Monarch Watch
Chip in for Monarch Watch!

Help us secure our future and support our mission to sustain the monarch migration.

Monarch Watch engages more than 100,000 people each year and has become a leader in efforts to sustain the monarch migration. Through all of our programs, we've distributed more than one million milkweeds since 2010. While that is an incredible achievement, we are losing millions of acres of habitat to development and other forms of land conversion so there is much more work to be done.

Chip, founder and Director of Monarch Watch, recently announced he would be stepping away from the program after 30 years and that he and his wife Toni worked with the University of Kansas and KU Endowment to establish the Chip and Toni Taylor Professorship in Support of Monarch Watch – with a 1.4-million-dollar gift.

The goal is to raise at least $3 million to fully fund an endowment to hire and perpetually support a new professor/scientist/director with the experience and vision to carry Monarch Watch forward. We have secured over $2 million in the fund thus far and are seeking additional support for this new position.

During this One Day. One KU. fundraising campaign you may choose to support:

the Chip and Toni Taylor Professorship in Support of Monarch Watch to help us secure the future of Monarch Watch by hiring a new professor/scientist/director, or

• the Monarch Watch Fund to help us continue to expand our education, conservation and research programs and aid many people in their efforts to create habitats to sustain the monarch migration.

Thank you so much for your continued interest and support!

For more information about these announcements and the future of Monarch Watch, please visit

Director's Match for KU Professorship in support of Monarch Watch
Match met! Thank you to Chip and Toni Taylor, and the generous Monarch Watch donors.
Department Challenge Leaderboard
Help your favorite unit climb to the top of the Total Gifts Leaderboard! Which unit will win bragging rights for bringing in the most gifts on One Day. One KU.?
Rank Departments Gifts
1 Monarch Watch 390
2 Athletics 341
3 Alzheimer's Disease Research Center 302
4 Scholarships 272
5 School of Health Professions 253
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