US Air Force Academy Endowment News - Archive



  Scott Kirby Named President of United Airlines

The Endowment would like to congratulate one of our Founding Directors, Scott Kirby '89.




  The Center for Character and Leadership
  Development - Impact

Academy senior leadership and graduates describe the vision and impact of the Center for Character and Leadership Development.




  Malham "Mal" Wakin - Reflections

Hear Brig. Gen. (ret.) Malham "Mal" Wakin's reflections on the Center for Character and Leadership Development.




  USAFA's skyline: A history of support

Polaris Hall, the new home of our Center for Character and Leadership Development is complete, serving as a symbol of the emphasis we place on character and leadership throughout the USAFA experience.




  2015 Annual Report

The 2015 Annual Report is now available. The annual report includes a message from the Chairman and CEO of the endowment, feature stories, news highlights from throughout the year and a financial report.




  Historic Gift to the Air Force Academy

The USAFA Endowment is pleased to announce the largest private gift in Air Force Academy history: a $6 million legacy grant from the Colorado based Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation.




  National Character and Leadership Symposium

The Endowment wishes to thank John and Lyn Muse for their continued support of the National Character and Leadership Symposium, their generous gifts allow amazing speakers to enhance the experience for cadets.




  Celebrating $100 Million Raised

The USAFA Endowment reaches a fundraising milestone based on its unique funding model.




  Next President and CEO Named

The Board of Directors of the USAFA Endowment are pleased to announce the selection of Major General (Ret.) Mark Volcheff '75 as its next President and CEO.




  The Air Force Academy Fund's Most Loyal Donors

The USAFA Endowment is excited to launch the 1954 Society, named for USAFA's founding year. It provides much-deserved recognition to those donors who consistently contribute annual gifts to the Air Force Academy Fund. Learn more about the 1954 Society here.




  Falcon Stadium Renovation Gift

The United States Air Force Academy receives a $5 million leadership gift for Falcon Stadium renovations. Through a strategic fundraising partnership, the USAFA Endowment and AFAAC raise the first gift for renovations to Falcon Stadium.




  Lorenz Retiring as President and CEO of the
  USAFA Endowment

President and chief executive officer Gen. (Ret.) Steve Lorenz '73 announces his retirement from the USAFA Endowment.




  The Endowment Welcomes New Board Director

The United States Air Force Academy Endowment is pleased to welcome new board member Hugh Hardy Williamson III '64.




  USAFA Golf Practice Facility Groundbreaking

The USAFA Endowment held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new USAFA Golf Team Practice Facility at the Eisenhower Golf Course




  2014 Annual Report

The annual report includes a message from the Chairman and CEO of the endowment, feature stories, news highlights from throughout the year and a financial report.




  Character and Leadership Luncheon

Alison Hickey ’80 was the 2015 recipient of the academy's Character and Leadership Award and the final speaker of the National Character and Leadership Symposium (NCLS)




  Second to None

The Class of '81 Endowment Fund introduces cadets to a global environment.




  Mission Not-So-Impossible: Going Off The Grid

The Boeing Company challenged cadets and midshipmen from the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), the United States Military Academy (USMA), and the United States Naval Academy (USNA) to develop a plan to take their respective installation off of the local power grid by 2040.




  Donor Event in Atlanta

On September 12, over 170 Air Force Academy donors gathered at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel to enjoy an appreciation reception sponsored by the Air Force Academy Endowment.




  Air Force Academy ranks high in
  Best Colleges Ranking report

The Air Force Academy ranks high among the nation's top universities in engineering and liberal arts courses, according to the 2015 Best Colleges Ranking report released by U.S. News & World Report...




  The Endowment Welcomes New Board Member

The United States Air Force Academy Endowment is pleased to welcome new board member Wayne W. Whalen '61.




  Distinguished Service Award goes to a
  USAFA Endowment Founding Director

John Fox, a Class of '63 Academy graduate and Denver business executive, is the recipient of this year's Air Force Academy Distinguished Service Award.




  Now More Than Ever

Recent headlines about your United States Air Force Academy have raised concerns among many members of our Academy community. We at the USAFA Endowment, as stewards of our loyal Academy supporters, have also shared in your concerns and are working with the Academy to maintain an important dialogue about the issues at hand. Now more than ever, as we continue to seek answers and solutions, we ask you to join us in "looking forward and giving back."




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