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Image 7 of Kentucky Alumnus, vol. 71, no. 4, Winter 2000

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, V if , i T V T ‘ ‘‘ — - V i C - »` : I z Y fl V V _ ‘ _ ” * _, _. ‘=_A ;_ . ?;ii > ` _ .. _ '.`_4. · V 'g ‘·‘v cr ew T s*:i#;¢r‘ /< rire~¤i‘;;‘ e ·;- ·. - se · - — · ‘V»¤’-’ ·· ·· _. V . r - ‘ sir . 1* ’ 5=*·¥s·;¤f?f· · , fi .1 ~~¢V -5* -:. · ‘ 4 V _ ,— -» {I ·’ ' . ·—»ii·V:.é? we}; E W? ` ji { —· -. ii W e r V = · _ V = - V— --. ;A V VV , ‘ ’·” ’ ‘· we **1* V 2 . ~ V; = ~ t ¤Tzt¤'*V _ ~·; . V .V as J ,1; — . V . V V » * ·V ;-V»· rf · :·· ' 1 " - V> » · 2 A [ V _` , i W j ,.,. ¢’ r~ ( r .... V · Jl x il A - vvrQ,;,, . · -. HL- I Lv W 4.* ' .· "J*.·~ ; _4 H »__ l » j From the Office of Development l V 'W • • l l t A oo 00/142 zon t · » ‘ r e t € T O j "\ ll"'! » . • · — on ·‘e‘V *¤";" ·— ‘~° l ` A Cal] fa Gl‘c’llIIIOS.$ tt ir i. -- _ ‘ i· ’. _a ; —j · ‘ , ·· ’~ { 4 tc l l l ,,,,, yi $600,000,000 The V W 4 V i . , •• "· . Ll _¤·--ei f I ; _ ` " · _ —' l ` Jr Jr .1*% l { ` ‘V Z ee it T t K . W 4 -’·‘‘` ` or- ` 1 t SX Y A A l 1 . ·? at J ' ll fl F l I I ~ 4 Ei I ` Ei- ~ 2}..- ' 'jk · · . _ { pw I _ O It was an event unlike any other in the history of the University of Ken- ` V _V » l tucky. For four days in September the University was host t0 thousands of ‘ ` _, _, l , guests who came together t0 announce and celebrate an unprecedented k ` r V ._ . endeavor. UK’s first ever comprehensive fund—raising campaign, underway , , s , - l in its "quiet" phase since 1997 with a working goal 0f about $400 million, , announced the goal for its historic campaign at $600 million. ‘ T l Acknowledging that early support from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations exceeded all expectations and resulted in a re—evaluation · e -` _ » of the original goal, UK President Charles T. Wethington jr. said the ‘ » gow campaign’s success will be the defining moment for the future of the Uni- " . j 47 versity, the state and the global community. Wethington said UK has much ( ° l to be proud of, with more than 40 colleges and programs holding national · W _.V rankings. "But we can be even better. We can rise to the level of excel- V V _ lence that the people of Kentucky expect and deserve of their flagship » ·—_ __ University. " A * C t` Chief Development Officer Terry B. Mobley said some of the money _ = k , ` M _ ,1 "` j raised during the campaign will be used for capital projects including _ l E j l buildings and equipment, but the great majority will bolster the ’ _ _ _ j University’s endowment and investment in people. "People are UK’s great- r `" V V "" · est asset. Its students, faculty and staff will be the ones to lead this , j j University. . And this campaign will be a key to providing them the best Fm"? the {Op UKp7_&idwZICj]u,1gS T l resources possible in order to reach the next level." l U W@b,·,7g,O,,_p. and Cmwmgu Cj,m,.,mm]gmw Campaign National Chair james W. Stuckert of Louisville told the crowd W S[ZlCLx),1lllzljeilfbeCalywllgjlgmjgjIljczkicle "I promise you we will be successful in this call to greatness. My wife and Qjfhmc/y_ Yfqg [gdk; qfjtwgv m{mg](uzg;;, * I are both alumni of UK. My three children are all graduates of UK. And I MeIbc1Mo0re m1a'N11emm Hwlon, /ezc/eee! q[]` want UK to be recognized as one of the finest institutions in the nation I/ae1'ruio2idco2rce21 rouru! DK loo. l~7·0e/on mel when my young grandchildren graduate from UK." wit/2Sc1¤¤<>/siudviw 6*5 News ”J€[J"<¤7dU'7f During the goal announcement campaign leadership reported that UK dwmgg be"l"j$`”· U]? CO/feswa><»¢j~r<»¢v¢i]1;¢¤1<»~—< already has received gifts, contributions and pledges totaling $518,0%,449, ?’j*'7’·;]€"’fi;fP?7’hl* ’;"U’§€l?$"f pi/"f’f’ /T"d more than half the campaign goal. The campaign continues through june gjm;;5’° LM Q 30, 2005. KENTucr