WKU Receives Record Breaking Amount of Private Gifts

Jul 30, 2018

Credit WKU Public Affairs

Western Kentucky University has announced it raised a record amount of private financial support during the fiscal year that ended June 30.

The school says it raised $45 million—a nearly 24-percent increase over the previous fiscal year’s record-breaking total.

The private contributions given last fiscal year came from more than 14,000 donors from all 50 states.

Gifts from WKU faculty and staff totaled more than $1.1 million, a 94 percent increase over the previous fiscal year.