LAWRENCE, Kan. - The KU Endowment provided a record $119.3 million in direct financial support to the University of Kansas in fiscal 2012. The endowment said in a news release Thursday that total is a 6 percent increase over the previous fiscal year.
The funds are used to support students, faculty, programs, facilities and patient care on all university campuses, including the University of Kansas Hospital.
The funds include $39.1 million for programs, $35.3 million for faculty, $30.2 million for students and $14.7 million for facilities and technology.
The foundation says its funds provided financial help to more than 6,900 students in fiscal 2012. It also supported professors, faculty research, community outreach and acquiring library and museum holdings.