Philanthropic gifts and commitments by alumni, friends, parents, faculty, students and corporate partners of Kansas State University totaled $150.6 million in the fiscal year that ended Jun. 30. This level of support marks the third most successful year in charitable giving in the more than 70-year history of the Kansas State University Foundation, and the fifth consecutive year fundraising has topped $100 million. The conclusion of fiscal year 2016 marked $882 million in total multiyear gifts and commitments toward the $1 billion goal for K-State’s Innovation and Inspiration Campaign. KMAN will be speaking with KSU Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer Greg Willems Tuesday Aug. 9.