About the OSU Foundation: The Foundation is a nonprofit organization that partners with Oregon State University to engage the OSU community, inspire investment, and steward resources to enhance the university’s excellence and impact. Annual fundraising totals have averaged more than $100 million for the last five years, placing the OSU Foundation among top performing like organizations nationally. The Foundation also manages an endowment valued at more than $525 million that supports OSU students, faculty, and programs.

Gift creates deanship, first endowed coach at Oregon State University

Longtime Oregon State University volunteers and supporters Lee and Connie Kearney have made a $6 million gift, jointly creating the university’s fourth endowed deanship and also an endowed OSU head baseball coach position.

More than 2,700 people contribute during Oregon State’s first giving day

Beaver Nation united Tuesday to raise more than $600,000 to support OSU colleges and programs ranging from student scholarships, the arts, Extension programs and athletics during Oregon State University’s inaugural giving day.