Despite steep budget cuts from state lawmakers, donors to University of Missouri are proving their stripes.
Donors broke a record in the 2017 fiscal year by donating over $121 million in cash donations. Overall, donations including pledges totaled almost $152 million, the fourth highest in the school's history according to a news release.
The Mizzou: Our Time to Lead campaign has a fundraising goal of $1.3 billion by 2020. The university is currently over two-thirds of the way there with $905 million total.