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Thu Feb 28, 2019, 12:47 PM

Michigan State raises $1.83 billion in latest fundraising campaign

EAST LANSING - Michigan State University wrapped up a seven-and-a-half-year fundraising campaign in December. The grand total: $1.83 billion from more than 250,000 donors.

The Empower Extraordinary campaign set out to raise $1.5 billion for building projects, scholarships and to fund 100 new endowed faculty positions. MSU hit its goal in September and continued to raise money through the end of the year.

Upwards of $376 million was raised in support of scholarships, which will assist an additional 3,500 undergraduates annually, according to information released by the university.

"Itís enhancing Michigan Stateís ability to provide scholarships to students," Marti Heil, vice president for University Advancement. "It provides programs that enhance the student's experience. It provides for faculty positions and allows us to recruit and retain the best and most talented faculty to teach the students."

Read more: https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2019/02/28/msu-fundraising-endowment-billion-eli-broad-minskoff-michigan-state/2914014002/

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ROB-ROX Feb 2019 #1

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Thu Feb 28, 2019, 05:31 PM


Funds for higher education is not a common cause. I would like to see who provided all the money? I pray that one of these days more money will be spent on people versus WAR.......

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