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College of Architecture, Planning & Design
Kansas State University
115 Seaton Hall
Manhattan KS 66506-2902

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$8M gift marks largest in history for College of Architecture, Planning & Design at Kansas State University

Kansas State University's College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, has announced an $8 million gift — the largest gift in the college's history.

According to APDesign Dean Tim de Noble, the alumnus and spouse, longtime Kansans, were positively impacted by their higher education and desire to help others achieve. The funds, to arrive through their estate in the future, will be invested with an expected distribution of about $400,000 annually. (Full Story)

Seaton Hall Construction - LIVE CAM!
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"We hope our gifts will create a dynamic environment for future students to interact."
-Kipp Shrack '68


Kipp Shrack ’68 remembers when K-State’s landscape architecture program moved out of Waters Hall into the Seaton Complex. He recalls enjoying time in the building, collaborating on projects with his fellow students.

Read more about how you can invest in the Seaton Complex revitalization and expansion, or contact Damon Fairchild at 785-532-7524 or

APDesign Complex Renovation and Expansion Naming Opportunities

APDesign E-Magazine is now available