A Million Dollar To KU Will Benefit Students and Faculty

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- A gift more than one million dollars will benefit students and faculty at the University of Kansas.

The 1.2 million dollar gift of farm-land and cash came from the estate of John and Frances Peterson.

It will benefit the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.The School of Music and the Department of Dance. John Peterson earned a Bachelors in Business in 1942 and a master's in Political Science from the university.

The couple also gave 1.2 million dollars to the nature conservancy.