On May 4th, Wichita Businessman and Philanthropist, Les Eck and his wife, Pam attended the Fairmont Society Dinner and received a plaque honoring them as Lifetime Distinction Members of the Fairmont Society, Wichita State University’s most distinguished giving club.
According to it’s website, the WSU Foundation strives to enhance a community of learning excellence for students and faculty through philanthropy and stewardship. It does this by accessing a network of over 14,000 donors, like Les Eck, who support more than 900 scholarships, more than 80 fellowships and more than 30 professorships for the students and faculty of Wichita State.
It also raises funds to use for faculty and staff development, and class room and building needs. In addition it also serves the entire university in the capacity of fund raising and fund management.