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Salley and Bart Finzel

Sally Finzel When Sally Finzel lost her beloved aunt, acclaimed harpsichordist Eve Kugler, and uncle Arthur several years ago, she and husband Professor Bart Finzel decided to honor the extraordinary pair by putting first-rate instruments in the hands of Morris students. Read more >>

Martha and Brian Williams

Martha and Ralph WilliamsMartha and Brian Williams, wife and son of the late Professor Ralph Williams, created the Ralph and Martha Williams Fund in memory of the founder of Music at Morris. Read more >>

Professor Emeritus Laird H. Barber and Dorothy Klein Barber

Influential English faculty members Professor Emeritus Laird H. Barber and the late Dorothy Klein Barber have made possible the Barber lecture series, which enriches campus dialogue about contemporary literary issues. Read more >>

Randy Koopman '78

Randy KoopmanA former track and field captain, University of Minnesota Presidents Club member, and a 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, Randy Koopman '78 understands what it takes to win big on and off the field, which is why he supports the Cougar Athletic Association. Read more >>

Connie Ford and Robert Power

Connie Ford, Robert Power, and familyInspired by the urge to redistribute their wealth and by son Caleb's 2012 graduation from Morris, Connie Ford and Robert Power recently named the campus a beficiary of their estate. Read more >>

Donors to the Catalyst - UMM Fund

Fiona WuExtraordinary students deserve extraordinary opportunities. That's why donors to the Catalyst—UMM Fund help Morris's best and brightest truly soar. Read more >>

Michael '62 and Diane Jerpseth Madsen '62

Michael and Diane Jerpseth MadsenLoyalty to the Morris campus—and gratitude for the foundation it gave their careers an personal lives—inspires Aggies MIchael '62 and Diane Jerpseth Madsen '62 to support the instituion today. Read more >>

Sharon Stewart Reeves '68

Sharon Stewart ReevesThanks to Sharon Stewart Reeves '68, Morris's story will live on forever. Read more >>

Haley Gill '17

Haley GillWhile conducting hands-on research at the EcoStation, Haley Gill'17 gained practical skills and a better undersatanding of Minnesota's changing landscape. Read more >>

Puncky ’73 and Mary Soehren Heppner ’76

A smiling man and woman We all know that college is hard, but Puncky ’73 and Mary Soehren Heppner ’76 understand it better than most. Read more >>

Daniel J. Moore

A smiling young man Daniel J. Moore ’07 has loved Morris since he first stepped on campus in 2003, and he wears that love on his sleeve—often quite literally. Read more >>

Veronika Jurisch Grace ’96

Three young women singing on a bench Friends remember Krista Leraas ’96 as someone who loved to laugh, and few things got her going quite like the Happy Bench. Read more >>

Ted Storck ’54 and VFW Post 5039

A smiling man in uniform "No one does more for veterans" than the VFW, and few have done more for Morris than Ted Storck ’54. Read more >>

Bridget Crabtree ’97

A mother and father with two young daughters When Dr. Eric Crabtree ’97 unexpectedly passed away last November, his community honored him and his work by contributing to a memorial fund that not only "represented who Eric was," but also was leveraged to create an endowed scholarship at Morris, among other things. Read more >>

Paul Burke Kiger ’73

A man holding up a maroon and gold blanket An avid golfer, Paul Burke Kiger ’73 sends a box of golf balls to the golf team each year for practice. Read more >>

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