UND Legacies

Hudson Washburn, '71

UND Physics alumnus dedicates career and life to solving problems, funds a full academic scholarship.





Mary McKnight Francis "Fritz" Mikkelson

“My dad knew that a thriving University would only benefit his business and he realized the economic impact it had on the Grand Forks community.  He and his wife, Verona, wanted to see UND succeed and grow and together they became very involved with the University,” said Fritz’s son, Dan Mikkelson, ’90. 



Mary McKnight Terry Bailey, '70

Terry, a development geologist throughout his career with the oil industry, enjoyed his travels overseas and learning about new cultures and people; all the while playing a substantial role in foreign oil opportunities.



Mary McKnight Pete, '65, and Eunice, '65, Kuhn

Their generosity dates back to 1967, just two years after they graduated from college. 








Mary McKnight Mary McKnight, '73

Alumna gives back to College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines to support hands-on education for students.


Elizabeth Abraham '70Elizabeth Abraham, ’70

Gratitude fuels my philanthropy


Linda Redmann '67 Linda Redmann, '67

Linda Redmann gives back to her home state through a gift in her will.


Theodore Galambos '53 '54Theodore Galambos, '53, '54

“I believe I have a personal responsibility to make a positive impact on society.” That statement resonates with Theodore Galambos.

Greg Shega, '87 and Amy Weber

Alum and his family make education attainable for the technical and medical leaders of tomorrow

Eric Scott '95

Eric Scott '95

Eric Scott, '95, has a passion for flying he loves to share.
Ashley Rae '02

Ashley Rae, '02

Rae is building an a mini-empire based on the principle of helping others succeed.
Paul Korus '78 '80

Paul Korus, '78, '80

Oil executive's stock gifts benefit UND research focusing on health care needs in North Dakota's oil patch.
Kleinsasser Family

A Family of Impact

Kleinsassers establish family endowment for student-athlete scholarships.


Jill '77 and Steve Cholewa

Jill, '77, and Steve Cholewa

Jill (Keena) Cholewa, '77, and her husband, Steve, have a passion for giving back.