Area of Greatest Need: GAAB Annual Giving Goals

The Geology Associates Alumni Board (GAAB) has identified two areas of need within the KU Geology Department, resulting in two fundraising goals. The Department is seeking to: 1) raise $50,000 to bring a preeminent visiting scholar to KU, and 2) raise $50,000 to purchase a new field vehicle to support our students in off-campus study critical to their geoscience training. Your donation will help us meet these goals, enhance our Department, and ensure the ongoing excellence of our program.

You can give easily online using this donation form. In the "Special Instructions" box, simply write in either "GAAB Annual Giving Goals" or specify one of the two goals if you wish to donate to one in particular. 

More details about these two funding goals are below:

Visiting Scholar

KU Geology seeks to raise funding to bring a renowned researcher from academia or industry to the EEEC to interact with faculty and students for a period of 1-2 semesters. This visiting scholar position will bring new ideas and expertise to our program as well as facilitate new research directions. 

Field Vehicle 

KU Geology is fortunate to have our own vehicles to support training and research, but they travel many a rough road each year, and the time has come where a real need exists for a new vehicle. Donating to this goal is a great way to support our Field Camp program as well as student fieldwork and research. 

To learn more about giving to the GAAB Annual Giving Goals, contact:

Dan Simon

(785) 832-7378 


Give online via KU Endowment's secure and simple website. KU Endowment is the non-profit fundraising organization that supports KU. For information about any of the Department funds, or about other ways to give, please visit the KU Endowment website.