Endowed Funds

St. Olaf’s endowment has grown as a result of generous gifts made by alumni, parents, and friends like you. This list recognizes individual endowed funds supporting programs and initiatives of St. Olaf College.

Endowed Fund
Gordon Allport Award in Psychology
Bakko Scholars Research Endowment in Environmental Studies
Dr. E. Gordon and Alice Behrents Endowment in Biology Research
Benjamin Family Fund
Donald Berglund Memorial Endowment
Bethke Brau Family Opportunity Fund
Kay Winger Blair Endowment Award in Mathematics
Boldt Fund for Career Enhancement
O.C. and Patricia Boldt Family Chair in Humanities
E. Kenneth Bonde Memorial Awards
Daniel Borgen Endowment
Cynthia Schroeder Brochman Memorial Endowment for Women's Cross Country and Track
Alice Burton Endowed Biology Fund
Robert Cabillot Opportunity Fund
Clarence S. Carlson Endowed Fund
Albert Christ-Janer Endowment
Clarence Clausen Faculty Development Fund
Bruce R. Dalgaard and Carol L. Korda Scholarship Fund
Harold Ditmanson Chair of Religion
Morton J. and Thelma F. Egeland Endowment for Environmental Science
Ellefson Lutheran Heritage Endowment
Emerging Scholars in Chemistry Fund
Endowment for International Studies
Faculty Development Fund for Statistical Sciences
Elmer G. Fardal St. Olaf Band Endowment
Jim Farrell Endowed Fund
Albert Finholt Endowed Fund for Student Summer Research in Chemistry
Arnold Flaten Memorial Fund
Ole Flaten Memorial Fund
Steven Fox Fund for Theater
Melvin George Faculty Recognition Fund
Melvin D. George/Regents Student Leadership Fund
Frank Gery Endowed Fund in Economics
Claire Gilbert Marty Endowment for the English Department
Ole Glesne Seminary Scholarship
Virginia Ann Dekker Groot Fund
Grose Family Fund for Gay and Lesbian Advocacy
David Frederick Grose '66 Faculty Research Endowment
Frederick Gaylord Grose Lecture in Norwegian Studies
Marie Swelland Grose Lecture in Ethics and Medicine
Groton Endowment for Classics
June and Alvin Grundahl Endowed Fund
H.B. Hanson Endowed Chaplaincy Fund
Dave Hauck Award Fund
Jeffrey and Deborah Hayman Asian Studies Endowment
Lea Anne Hedges Memorial Endowment for Women's Athletics
The Howard V. and Edna H. Hong Fund for the Rimbach Teacher Program
Institute for Freedom and Community Student Engagement Fund
Leif and Joen Mattila Jacobsen Endowment in Campus Ministry
Johnson Family Opportunity Fund
Elliot and Klara Stockdal Johnson Endowed Chair
Klara Stockdal Johnson Endowment
Sigrid and Robert "BJ" Johnson Endowed Fund
Kierkegaard Library Endowment
Amanda Kimer Social Work Endowment
Kjos Endowment for the St. Olaf Choir
Kjos Endowment for the St. Olaf Orchestra
Kleber-Gery Endowed Speaker Fund
Ward and Carol Klein Endowment
Kloeck-Jenson Endowment for Peace and Justice Studies
Jennifer Anderson Koenig Endowed Fund
Koester Family St. Olaf College Band Endowed Fund
Peter W. and Tracy Adams Kooman '88 Endowed Fund
Loren C. Larson Endowed Fund
Leean Carpenter Art Apprentice Fund
David and Lissa Leege Endowment
Stanton J. and Lucille Linden Literary Research Fund
John Torris Lohre and Mary Nasby Lohre Endowed Fund for the Lutheran Center for Faith, Values, and Community
Loomis Endowed Academic Award
Magnus the Good Endowed Fund
Sonya Pedersen Margerum and Dale W. Margerum Endowment in Science, Political Science, and Government Service
Sonya Pedersen Margerum and Dale W. Margerum Endowment in Public Service
George and Pearl Martinson Endowed Fund for Norwegian Studies
James M. May Endowed Lecture in Classics
Betty McNeely Faculty Development Fund in the Natural Sciences and Mathematics at St. Olaf College.
John and Karen Meslow Endowed Fund
Thor Mickelson Faculty Development Fund
Olaf W. and Juta R. Millert Memorial Speaker Series in Psychology
Moe Family Endowment for the Support of the Great Conversation
The Morrison Family Director of The Institute for Freedom and Community
James A. Musich, M.D., Ph.D., Endowed Fund for Undergraduate Research
The Carl and Amy Narvestad - Andrea Een Endowed Fund for Folk Music and Dance
Henry and Agnes Nelson Endowment for Natural Lands and Environmental Sciences
Ness Mathematics Faculty Development Fund
Physics Department Vision Fund
Nygaard Study in Norway Endowment
Ole Cup Awards Endowment
Dr. David and Karen Olson Endowed Fund in Family Studies
Duane and Joan Olson Endowment in Physics
Edwin S. Olson Environmental Studies Research Endowed Fund
Arnold Ostebee '72 and Kay Smith Fund for Mathematical Art
The Padula Family Endowment for the Academic Support Center
Wes and Rae Pearson Endowed Fund for Chemistry
Wes and Rae Pearson Pre-Health Endowed Fund
Kathryn Scott Peterson Endowed Library Fund
Harry C. Piper Fund
Psychology Student Research Endowment Fund (Vision Fund)
Patrick J. Quade Endowed Chair in Theater
Raitt Family Opportunity Fund
Rimbach Teacher Endowed Fund
LaVern and Barbara Rippley International and Off-Campus Studies Endowment
Gaylan and Mary Garnaas Rockswold Endowment
John R. Rodland Education Enrichment Fund
Jon and Jennifer (Ryden) Salveson Family Endowment
David L. and Margery Ostrom Scheie Endowment
Dag Schjelderup-Ebbe Fund for the Study of Norwegian Music
Robert Scholz Endowed Chair in Music
Herbert and Helen Schroeder WCAL Endowment
Brooke and Kari Schumm Endowment for Faculty Development in Mathematics
Mary Shamrock World Music Endowment
Simenstad Family Endowed Fund for Undergraduate Internships
Social Work Program Founder's Fund Endowment
Edlo and Arthur Solum Endowed Fund
Ansgar and Muriel Sovik Faculty Development Fund
St. Olaf Choir 100th Anniversary Endowment Fund
St. Olaf Endowment for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics
St. Olaf Nursing Student Endowed Fund
Lynn and Mary Steen Fellowship Fund
Sevrin G. and Patricia A. Steen Endowed Fund
Judith Anderson Stoutland Endowment
Stranghoener Family Endowed Fund for Global Semester
Walter Stromseth Faculty Development Fund
Paul Svoboda Pre-Law Education Endowment
D. J. Tengdin Memorial Endowment
Tengdin Director of Varsity Skiing Endowment
Oriet Fardal Thompson Endowment
Tomson Family Professor in Law and Economics
George W. Utech '53 Endowment for the Support of the Hong Kierkegaard Library
Vessey-Carlson Endowed Fund
Volling Family Endowment for Entrepeneurial Programs
Donald and Christine Hubbert Wertman Endowment in Organ and Church Music
Ken Wilkens Speech-Theater Endowment
Karen Buchwald Wright '74 Endowment for the Support of the Great Conversation
Zibell Family Endowment for the St. Olaf Band, St. Olaf Choir, and St. Olaf Orchestra