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KSU Foundation Lois Cox

KSU Foundation Chief Investment Officer Lois Cox Announces Retirement

Manhattan, Kan. – Lois Cox, CFA, CFP, senior vice president of investments and chief investment officer (CIO), will retire June 30, 2023, after 18 years at the Kansas State University Foundation. Cox is a 1988 graduate of Kansas State University’s College of Business Administration. […]


Robinhood invests in financial education at Kansas State University through Money Drills and All In for K-State

Robinhood Markets, Inc., is partnering with Kansas State University’s Department of Finance in the College of Business Administration by funding a four-year financial education program for student athletes and the wider student body. Beginning with the 2023-24 academic year, this program ties in with […]

KSU Foundation

KSU Foundation ranked in the top 10 nationally for investment performance

Despite a turbulent financial climate in FY22, the KSU Foundation’s investment returns ranked #7 among the nation’s higher education endowments and affiliated foundations. The KSU Foundation’s investment team posted a positive 5.72% return in the Long-Term Investment Pool (LTIP), while endowments overall posted an […]

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Ardent Mills donates $3.5 million for Kansas State University’s new agriculture innovation centers

The premier flour milling and ingredient company commits to helping advance K-State’s global grains and food initiative.

The Edge

The Edge Receives Approval to Expand Footprint

Kansas State University leads the way for on-campus academic and industry collaboration. Manhattan, Kan. – The Edge, the state-of-the-art collaboration district that creates a pathway for future talent and growth at Kansas State University and across the region, has reached another exciting milestone with […]

All In for K-State

All In for K-State: Kansas State University aims to bring financial literacy to all new students with day of giving

On March 22, All In for K-State, the university’s day of giving, is raising funds to bring financial education to all new students, equipping them with the knowledge they need to make smart decisions and relieve some stress. “Focusing on financial well-being will benefit […]

Dr. James Boyer

Boyer Family, Community First National Bank Endow $50,000 “Champion of Diversity” Scholarship in the College of Education

(Manhattan, regular Kansas distribution) Contact:  Susan Berhow,, 785-775-2016 (Manhattan, KS) –The family of Dr. James Boyer and Community First National Bank have created a scholarship for College of Education students at Kansas State University. The hope is to support students of color pursuing […]

Cats' Cupboard

Private gifts fuel construction of a new Cats’ Cupboard location on Denison

(Manhattan, Kansas, State of Kansas) Contact:  Susan Wolf Berhow, 785-775-2016, susanb@cortmalone Construction on a new home for K-State’s food pantry, Cats’ Cupboard, will begin Monday, February 6. The donor-funded project is an extensive renovation of the former Campus Ecumenical Center located at 1021 Denison […]

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KSU Foundation’s long-term investment pool earned a 5.7% return for K-State in a turbulent FY22

The Kansas State University Foundation’s long-term investment pool (LTIP) increased to more than $912 million as of June 30, 2022.

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KSU Foundation elects new members

Following a vote at the September 16 meeting of Kansas State University Foundation’s Board of Trustees in Manhattan, Kansas, five members were re-elected to a three-year term on the foundation’s board of directors, one member was newly-elected to the board of directors and 82 members were elected to four-year terms on its board of trustees.

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