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Why We Give Page Header "When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed." 
    - Maya Angelou American Poet

Top Reasons Why Alumni and Friends Support Wichita State Through Giving.
- Wichita State is the place that gave me my start and we want to give back. 
- We want to help students succeed as we were helped.
- Advancing the University is important to us.
- We want to leave a legacy so that when we are gone we continue supporting our university. 

Other Reasons Why...

The game-changer effect a gift can have on a student who depends on a scholarship or fellowship to secure their future is a wonderful feeling to experience.

The difference a world-class endowed Faculty Chair or Professor can have on a student to pursue their very best when they are learning from the best. 

The benefit of knowing your gift to Academics has ensured programs have adequate funds to increase applied learning experiences that enrich students.


The discovery that your giving led to innovative research developed at Wichita State University. And the funding helped WSU stay the region's foremost economic development laboratory where new discoveries take place.