Leadership Gifts

Some gifts don’t last a lifetime. They last several lifetimes.
A variety of endowed and capital naming opportunities exist at Kentucky State University. Some of these are described below:
• Academic Support
• Library Support
• Faculty Support
• Student Support
• Facility Support
• Community Support

Academic Support 
We suggest a minimum gift of $25, but any amount is appreciated.

Named School or College ($3,000,000)
To provide an endowment for continuing support.

The President’s Fund for Excellence ($ 1,000,000)
To provide discretionary funds for use by the president for furtherance of academic excellence.

The Dean’s Fund for Excellence ($500,000)
To provide discretionary funds to a specific college or school for excellence.

Named Center, Institute or Bureau ($350,000)
To support the ongoing operation and research of the organization.

Named Department Funds for Excellence ($250,000)
To provide endowment for continuing support and advancement excellence.

Library Support

NAMED MAJOR LIBRARY COLLECTION ($1,000,000)
To cover acquisitions and processing costs in a major collection or for a special collection area.

NAMED CURATORSHIP ($750,000)
To endow a curator for a distinguished special collection.

NAMED LIBRARY FUND FOR EXCELLENCE ($500,000)
To support ongoing major equipment and information needs.

NAMED LIBRARY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP ($100,000)
To support a graduate student each year in developing important research and bibliographic knowledge while working in special areas of the library.

Faculty Support

Named Distinguished University Professor ($1,500,000)

To support a preeminent scholar of international reputation with an endowment sufficient to the aspirations of the program.

Named Endowed Chair ($1,250,000)
To provide full support for an outstanding scholar.

Named Professorship ($500,000)
To provide supplemental support for an outstanding faculty member.