OSU Sets New Fundraising Record

Saturday, September 2nd 2006, 1:16 pm
By: News On 6

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) _ The Oklahoma State University Foundation broke a fundraising record with more than $100-million in donations last fiscal year.

Foundation officials say the group raised nearly $105-million from July 2005 to June 30th. That's an increase from the $56-million the previous year.

The total does not include a $165-million gift from alumnus Boone Pickens for athletics.

The foundation's endowment stands at about $235-million.

Meanwhile, the University of Oklahoma Foundation reported its endowment at $561-million as of June 30th.