SDSU Foundation announces “Bold and Blue” fundraising campaign (Audio)

October 22, 2021

BROOKINGS, S.D.–The South Dakota State University foundation announces it’s next major fundraising campaign — the third in the university’s history.

They’re seeking to raise $500-million.

Co-Chair of the Campaign Committee, Dana Dykhouse, says they’re calling this new campaign “Bold and Blue”…..

President Barry Dunn says their strategic plan states SDSU will be a premiere land grant university..

Dykhouse says they have already raised over half the goal… 

The largest portion of the campaign will focus on scholarships for students, endowments for faculty and leadership and research positions.

It also includes building projects: the renovation of Frost arena tops the list.