Sally and Bart 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.
Martha and Brian Williams
Martha 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.
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.
Randy Koopman ’78
A 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.
Connie Ford and Robert Power
Inspired 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 beneficiary of their estate.
Donors to the Catalyst—UMM Fund
Extraordinary students deserve extraordinary opportunities. That's why donors to the Catalyst—UMM Fund help Morris's best and brightest truly soar.
Michael ’62 and Diane Jerpseth Madsen ’62
Loyalty to the Morris campus—and gratitude for the foundation it gave their careers and personal lives—inspires Aggies Michael ’62 and Diane Jerpseth Madsen ’62 to support the institution today.
Sharon Stewart Reeves ’68
Thanks to Sharon Stewart Reeves ’68, Morris's story will live on forever.
Haley Gill ’17
While conducting hands-on research at the EcoStation, Haley Gill ’17 gained practical skills and a better understanding of Minnesota's changing landscape.
Puncky ’73 and Mary Soehren Heppner ’76
We all know that college is hard, but Puncky ’73 and Mary Soehren Heppner ’76 understand it better than most.
Daniel J. Moore ’07
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.
Veronika Jurisch Grace ’96
Friends remember Krista Leraas ’96 as someone who loved to laugh, and few things got her going quite like the Happy Bench.
Ted Storck ’54 and VFW Post 5039
"No one does more for veterans" than the VFW, and few have done more for Morris than Ted Storck ’54.
Bridget Crabtree ’97
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.
Paul Burke Kiger ’73
An avid golfer, Paul Burke Kiger ’73 sends a box of golf balls to the golf team each year for practice.