Cedar Falls Couple Donates 10 Million Dollars To UNI
David and Karen Takes have always shown great interest in The University Of Northern Iowa. They established an endowment back in 2015 that supported UNI business students in gaining international experiences and cultural intelligence. Now, they're doing even more. The Takes are donating 10 million dollars to support multiple projects and programs at the university.
David, who is an alum of the University, had this to say about his former school. "As long-time residents of Cedar Falls and as a proud alum, we are extremely grateful for everything the University of Northern Iowa and Panther Nation have brought to our family and our community at large. The benefits we enjoy are truly priceless, and it is with this sense of gratitude that Karen and I make this commitment." Additional portions of the gift will support future capital projects for the University, including the Gallagher Bluedorn performing arts center, the UNI dome, and the Industrial Technology Center. Read the full story here.