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Spirit of the Gift 

1000 milestone

We've reached a milestone!

Arrow 1,000 Biographies Now Online*

In 2006, we began telling the stories of the donors and namesakes of endowed scholarships, fellowships and other funds at Wichita State.

We're excited to announce that as of June 2012, Spirit of the Gift has more than 1,000 entries! And we're continuing to grow. Find out more about how the project got started and hear from those who helped bring it to life.

Click the alphabet links on the left to browse the biographies.

The Spirit of the Gift biography project is an effort to catalogue the histories behind the many endowed scholarships, fellowships and non-scholarship funds at Wichita State University.

Who created these gifts, and why? This catalog of brief biographical sketches has been assembled to tell you, whether you are the recipient of an award, the parent of a student, an alumnus, or just someone with an interest in Wichita State.

Spirit of the Gift is a work in progress. Each time a fund begins paying out it will be updated.

*There are roughly 1,084 biographies online as of 10/28/15.