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Donor Stories

We are profoundly grateful for the support of our donors.

Behind every gift is a meaningful and inspiring story. Here are a few stories of donors who are helping our students and faculty prosper.

College of Science Donor Stories
Dr. Berger and his wife Ann

Committed to Advancing Purdue's Department of Statistics
James O. and Ann L. Berger are passionate about Purdue and the field of Statistics. James Berger worked for Purdue's Department of Statistics for over 20 years. During this time, he grew as a statistician, educator, mentor, and researcher. James and his wife Ann, who has her Master's degree from Purdue in Education, feel indebted to Purdue and recognize the tremendous impact that a capital gift can have on the future of statistics for years to come. Read more.

 Jerry Krockover

A Man of Education, Science, and Giving Back
Dr. Jerry Krockover, Emeritus Professor, inspired and prepared thousands of aspiring science teachers and earth science educators during his 40-plus-year tenure at Purdue. His impact on students was not limited to only classrooms, however. Read more.

Stay tuned for more inspirational donor stories.

Share your story.

Behind every gift is a story! Whether you're inspired by great memories from your days at Purdue, you're celebrating a milestone, or you're honoring a loved one, your reasons for supporting Purdue College of Science touch lives and inspire the Boilermaker community. What's your story?

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