Straight talk

Answering your questions about K-State and philanthropy

Is higher education worth the cost? Tax payers, students, parents, legislators … many people are asking this question. The answer is YES. Having thriving institutions of higher education is key to Kansas’ prosperity; it’s crucial for a flourishing state economy and it’s essential to the health, well-being and success of students, families and Kansas communities.

The value of a college education is just one of the questions frequently asked of KSU Foundation staff that we address in this issue. Do you want to find out how research at K-State benefits you? Have you wondered why private support for faculty is so important? Keep reading to find out the answers to these questions and more.


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Dylan Zheng

Isabella Khadivi Student Gift Officer


Adam Jimison

Adam Jimison Senior Development Officer - Engineering