Family of Don Slawson donates $16 million to University of Kansas

The Wichita Eagle

The family of Don Slawson, a Wichita businessman who died earlier this month, has donated $16 million to help build a new Earth, Energy and Environment Center at the University of Kansas, the university announced Thursday.

Slawson, a KU grad, was an entrepreneur, real estate developer and founder of Slawson Exploration, a family-owned oil and gas company.


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