Making a Difference

Category: October 2016 – Special Edition

A look back: the 2016 Fall Meeting

KSU Foundation President and CEO Greg Willems and Acting Chair of the Board of Trustees Sharon Evers at the 2016 Fall Meeting in September.

Thank you to the more than 200 trustees who attended our fall meeting in September. This special edition of Making a Difference will allow you to review the presentations and videos featured at the meeting this year. Whether you were able to attend or not, please be sure to fill out our follow-up survey.

Highlights from this year’s meeting included:

State of the Organization (View a PDF here)
Presenters: KSU Foundation senior leadership

University Finance 101 (View a PDF here)
Presenter: Gen. Richard Myers, interim president, Kansas State University

Kansas Board of Regents luncheon presentation (View as PDF here)
Presenters: Blake Flanders, Kansas Board of Regents president/CEO

Center for Risk Management
Watch the videos from the presentation, or contact Emilie Fink at or 785.532.7571.

Here’s a look back in pictures of the meeting’s highlights:

Continue reading “A look back: the 2016 Fall Meeting”

Follow-up survey for the 2016 Annual Meeting


Share your feedback, sign up to be a mentor!

We have changed up our post-meeting survey, and would like all Board of Trustees members — whether you attended the meeting or were unable to attend — to take our feedback survey!

In this survey
  • Give us meeting feedback if you attended
  • Share ideas for future session topics
  • Sign up for the KSU Foundation Trustee/Student Foundation Mentorship Program

For more information on the Trustee/Student Foundation Mentorship Program, you can download this fact sheet.

Thank you again for your support of Kansas State University. If you have any questions, please e-mail Jennifer Fabrizius.

New members elected to the KSU Foundation Board of Directors and Board of Trustees


We elected four members to the board of directors and 45 members to the board of trustees at our annual meeting. These elections bring the total number of trustees to 315 individuals serving as Kansas State University’s premier advocates, ambassadors and investors. Continue reading “New members elected to the KSU Foundation Board of Directors and Board of Trustees”

Video round up: In case you missed it

Did you enjoy a video showcased at the Board of Trustee Meeting? Here, you can watch them all again — and share them with a friend!

Video highlights of Innovation and Inspiration Metro Events

A look back at our spring Innovation and Inspiration campaign events that took place in Houston, Denver and Dallas/Forth Worth.

Continue reading “Video round up: In case you missed it”

Save the Date: Spring Trustees Meeting 2017

Get ready for our Spring Board of Trustees meeting, scheduled for Friday, April 21, 2017 in Manhattan. We’re working hard to put together an extraordinary showcase that will enhance your experience as one of K-State’s premier advocates, ambassadors and investors. You’ll learn about the state of the university and the foundation, the challenges we face and the emerging opportunities where you can make a difference.

Watch your mailbox and your inbox for more information later this year. Questions, contact Jennifer Fabrizius at jenniferf@found.ksu or 785-532-7566.