Log Out | Member Center



Kemper Foundation donates $1 million to K-State architecture college

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at 9:44 a.m.

The Willliam T. Kemper Foundation has given $1 million to the College of Architecture, Planning and Design at Kansas State University, for revitalization and expansion.

The gift from the Kansas City-based foundation will help with a $75 million renovation project involving new construction, new labs and renovated and new space, according to a prepared statement from the university.

The exterior amphitheatre at the complex will be named the William T. Kemper Foundation Amphitheatre and will serve as a gathering place for students, faculty and visitors, the statement said.

William Kemper was a banking industry and civic leader in Kansas City for more than half a century.

Subscribe to our newsletters

The Wichita Eagle welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views. Please see our commenting policy for more information.

Have a news tip? You can send it to wenews@wichitaeagle.com.

Search for a job


Top jobs