The University of Kentucky is stronger because of its donors. At the September 14 campaign launch, several faculty, staff, students and donors discussed their connection to the university and what makes it special. Below, three donors explain why they have chosen to invest in UK.

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Through his generosity, Carol Martin "Bill" Gatton '54 helped UK build the Gatton College of Business and Economics and the Gatton Student Center, offering students outstanding facilities to learn, meet and socialize. 


UK philanthropists Joseph Craft '72, '76, Thomas W. Lewis '71 and Stanley and Karen Pigman explain that their gifts impact more than just the students. They are improving the state and way of life for all who interact with UK.