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William Kemper Foundation gives $1 million to Kansas State for Seaton Complex project

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MANHATTAN, Kansas — Kansas State University has received a $1 million donation from the William T. Kemper Foundation in Kansas City.

The university says the gift will go toward renovating and expanding the Seaton Complex at the College of Architecture, Planning & Design.

Kansas State said in a news release that the $75 million project will include consolidated fabrication capabilities, design labs, collaborative spaces and a 300-seat auditorium.

Kemper was University of Missouri graduate. He was a civic leader in Kansas City and achieved top positions in banking in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma.

The Kemper Foundation supports education, health and human services, the arts and civic improvements.

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