Private Mississippi State Donations Top $100M

STARKVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — For the fourth year in a row private donors have given more than $100 million to Mississippi State University. Over $108 million was contributed during the 2017 fiscal year that just ended, a 5 percent increase over $103.2 million in the previous fiscal year. It was the second-highest fundraising year on record for the land-grant school and only $1 million short of the amount collected in 2015. The university has set a goal of $1 billion by 2020 to create scholarships, chairs, and professorships, along with supporting facilities and programs. The total raised by the Infinite Impact campaign now stands at nearly $753 million.


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