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Kochs donate $814,000 to K-State diversity office

September 26, 2012

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— Koch Industries and the Fred and Mary Koch Foundation are donating a total of $814,000 to the Kansas State University Office of Diversity.

The Wichita Eagle reports that the donation includes a combined gift of $514,000 to increase enrollment of multicultural students in the university's business administration and engineering schools.

Koch Industries has also donated $300,000 for future scholarships to promote diversity.

Koch spokeswoman Susan Addington says the company and foundation are committed to education and promoting an educated, diverse workforce.

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observant 1 year, 6 months ago

Next step is their demand for naming rights. How does Koch State University sound?

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Richard Heckler 1 year, 6 months ago

The Koch's can afford expensive smoke screens... aka tax deductions

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