KU Endowment

KU Endowment elects new trustees

Fri, 09/30/2011
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The KU Endowment Board of Trustees elected two new trustees at its 120th annual meeting, held Sept. 30.

Beverly J. Gaines, of Fredonia, graduated from KU in 1970 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and earned a master’s degree in business management from Friends University in 1989. She is vice president of First National Bank in Fredonia.

Jeff N. Gentry, of Andover, graduated from KU in 1983 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is CEO of INVISTA, which is a Koch Industries subsidiary and an integrated fibers and polymers business.

KU Endowment is the independent, nonprofit organization serving as the official fundraising and fund-management organization for KU. Founded in 1891, KU Endowment was the first foundation of its kind at a U.S. public university.

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