On an annual basis, the Foundation development staff collaborates with Washburn University leadership and deans to discuss and establish the fundraising priorities for the current year. These priorities are in place to benefit the academic units and meet other needs on campus.
Scholarships have a direct impact on current and future generations of Washburn students. Increasing scholarship aid for Washburn students is an identified priority of Washburn University Foundation. Providing critical scholarship support allows Washburn students to focus on pursuing their academic goals and spend more time enjoying campus life. Washburn University Foundation seeks to reduce the financial burden many students face and allow our students to enjoy the Ichabod experience to its fullest. Read how scholarships have affected this Washburn student.
For more information on how you can make an impact through scholarship support, please contact us.
For information about receiving scholarship aid at Washburn, please contact the Financial Aid office at 785-670-1151.
Faculty & Programs
Professorships allow Washburn University to attract and retain top faculty members from across the country to educate our students. Increasing professorship support has been identified by Washburn University Foundation as a top priority for the current fiscal year. The funding of crucial professorships helps bring the finest faculty to Washburn’s campus broadening the realm of teaching at our University. Watch a video on the importance of supporting faculty.
For more information on how you can make an impact through supporting professorships, please contact us.
Buildings on campus play a critical role to student success. They are where the students learn, live, and work at one of the most crucial times in their lives. The campus is where they grow up, and when students are comfortable with where they are they will begin to flourish.
For more information on how you can make an impact through supporting spaces and buildings, please contact us.
Annual giving is a central component to helping students at Washburn University become successful as its the foundation of everything else we do. Annual fund gifts assist in meeting the university's central needs and take advantage of opportunities when they arise. Sometimes the funds do keep the lights on, but they also respond to unanticipated opportunities and fund new, innovative programs or courses so we can continue to provide an exceptional education.
For more information on how you can help Washburn maintain its strong foundation, please contact us.