OSU fundraising campaign raises $1.1 billion

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State University has raised more than $1.1 billion in its funding-raising campaign.

The university says it passed its $1 billion goal nearly a year early, and the campaign will continue the rest of this year.

The Oregonian reports the money will create scholarships and fellowships for students, endow faculty positions, and renovate dozens of campus buildings.

More than 100,000 people have contributed to the campaign so far. And, 177 donors gave $1 million or more.

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Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com