Virginia Benson of Kansas City, Kan., gave $1 million for loans to Kansas University students.
And there was $25,000 from Josephine Pardee of Lawrence for student scholarships.
On top of that, $4.2 million from Bernard and Marilyn Morgan of Prairie Village is targeted for athletic programs.
These, combined with thousands of donations large and small, increased the official Campaign Kansas total by $40 million in the past year.
The latest tally is more than $210 million, which is $60 million more than the goal established in 1987.
With the assistance of KU Chancellor Gene Budig, nine fund-raising categories were identified before the drive began. The monetary goal of five categories has been reached.
Totals for completed objectives:
$35 million for endowed academic support, such as endowed chairs, distinguished professorships and faculty development. The goal was $22 million.
$32.2 million for student scholarships, fellowships and a scholarship hall. The target was $23 million.
$7 million for libraries. The objective was $6 million.
$36.5 million for various programs, including the Kansas Eye Bank, organ transplant surgery, a hearing loss center, Nutrition Information Center, Hall Center for the Humanities and international programs. The goal was $11 million.
$21.8 million for construction of the Lied Center for the Performing Arts, expansion of athletic facilities and renovation of the Campanile. The goal was $19.5 million.
"Campaign Kansas projects are what is really keeping us busy," said Allen Wiechert, university director of facilities planning.
Totals for categories with goals still to be reached are are:
$30.3 million for unrestricted uses. Such funds allow KU to take advantage of unexpected opportunities or solve unanticipated problems. KU is seeking $39.5 million.
$9.4 million for equipment purchases, such as laboratory equipment or computers. The objective is $14 million.
$3.7 million for acquisitions at the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, Museum of Natural History and Museum of Anthropology. The goal is $6 million.
$3.7 million for construction of a fitness center and other buildings at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. The goal is $4 million.