Gifts at Work

Gift Amount
Robert Naslund '65, Su Oertel '72, Richard Leake, and Kirk Neubauer '76

Luther College Sports and Recreation Center to undergo $1.2 million renovation project and name change

Luther College is preparing for a major renovation of the Sports and Recreation Center (SRC) in 2022. The improvements to the 45,000 square-foot facility include new floor surfacing that combines performance and safety, replacement of the multipurpose netting system to maximize space utilization, and installation of a videoboard to enhance the student and spectator experience. Along with the renovation project comes the commemorative naming of spaces to honor Luther coaches who have made a lifetime of impact on their student-athletes.


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One Team Giving Day

One Team Day a Win for Norse Athletics

Luther College hosted its second annual One Team Giving Day on Thursday, Nov. 18. The campaign raised more than $329,000 from 1,890 donors to support student-athletes, exceeding the college’s $250,000 goal.

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Dell Ann (Kappus) '68 and Bob Sathe '68

A Foundation for a Good Life

In 1964, incoming Luther students could participate in a Guaranteed Cost Program, which fixed annual tuition, room, and board for all four years. Like many with limited means to attend college, Bob ’68 and Dell Ann (Kappus) Sathe ’68 relied on the program to help them afford the investment in college.

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Harp Donation

Transforming Musical Performance

The generosity of Luther donors takes many shapes, including novel gifts of specialty musical instruments. These gifts in kind have been put to immediate use, allowing students to increase their repertoires and practice and performance opportunities.

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Wind turbine

Investing with a Conscience

As Luther’s endowment surpasses $200 million, the college has started to bring its investment strategy into closer alignment with its mission to work toward the common good.

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