The Fairmount Society is the university's most distinguished support group. The Fairmount Society Lifetime Acheivement Membership is extended to donors whose total outright giving is $1 million or more. Lifetime membership is extended to donors who have contributed $250,000 or more in a lifetime. Annual members gave a minimum of $20,000 during the fiscal year. Members of the Fairmount Society were honored at the annual dinner, which was held May 6.

New Annual, Lifetime Achievement
and Life Members

Award recipients:
Justus Fugate - Board of Trustees' Award
Bob and Darlene Anderson - Fairmount Founders' Award
Past awards and honors 

Fairmount Society group shot

(l-r) Justus Fugate, 2010 recipient of the Board of Trustees' Award; Darlene and Bob Anderson, 2010 recipients of the Fairmount Founders' Award; with WSU First Lady Shirley Beggs and WSU President Donald Beggs

Please enjoy the tribute videos produced by Armstrong | Shank and Intake Studio for the evening's award recipients.


Justus Fugate, a true champion for Wichita State University and Wichita, was honored with the 2010 Board of Trustees' Award. Read More »


Bob and Darlene Anderson were honored with the 2010 Fairmount Founders’ Award. Their life journey has taken them through the tough economic times of the Great Depression and the unending possibilities with a life of higher education. Read More »


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