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Responsibility for oversight of the foundation assets is placed with the KSU Foundation Board of Directors. Because of the specialized nature of the portfolio and decisions relating to it, the board of directors has formed a standing committee, the Asset Management Committee, to advise the board of directors.

Asset Oversight Responsibilities

Investments staff

Lois Cox, CFA, CFP 
Vice President for Investments/CIO

Paul Chai, CAIA
Director of Investments

Luke Townsend, CAIA
Investment Analyst


BKD, LLP performs an annual audit of the KSU Foundation that includes a review of the investment function.

Custody services

Custody services are provided by UMB Bank in Kansas City.