O-S-U pulls in $260 million in donations

Friday, September 8th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Stillwater-AP) -- Oklahoma State University officials say more than $260 million has been raised in the university's first private fund-raising drive.

The "Bringing Dreams to Life" campaign ended this week.

President James Halligan says the fund-raiser more than doubled its original goal of $125 million.

Halligan says more than $92 million of the money will go toward student scholarships and programs.

He says most of O-S-U's alumni had never been asked to give money. Halligan says when they were asked this time, they did so generously.

The largest gift to O-S-U and the campaign came from the Reynolds Foundation.

Reynolds gave $8.1 million to construct the Donald W. Reynolds Technology Center at O-S-U-Okmulgee.