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Todd Richter's $5 Million Endowment Empowers Future Generations at the Kelley School of Business

August 11, 2023

Todd Richter
Todd Richter
, a distinguished graduate and loyal alumnus of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, is demonstrating his deep gratitude to the institution that provided him with a solid foundation for his successful career. In a philanthropic gesture, Richter has recently established a $5 million endowment fund dedicated to directly benefit professors and students at the Kelley School. This endowment encompasses several key initiatives, including the creation of two professorships aimed at individuals with expertise in securities analysis, the provision of graduate fellowships for students specializing in securities or finance, and financial support for the Graduate Finance Department within the university.

For Richter, it remains paramount to give back to the programs and individuals who played an instrumental role in shaping his journey toward success. Over the years, he has actively engaged with the Kelley School through alumni relationships, mentorship, and volunteerism. Now, he is taking his commitment a step further by making a substantial contribution to further enhance the growth of these programs and support the students within them.

Dean Daniel C. Smith, in praise of Richter's exceptional endowment fund, stated, "Todd Richter, through his extraordinary generosity and unwavering support, embodies the core values that the Kelley School holds dear... [The Richter Fund] will ensure that future generations of the Kelley community will come to know Todd and be inspired to engage with the School as he has done and continues to do." Todd Richter's enduring dedication to his alma mater exemplifies the spirit of philanthropy and community engagement, fostering a brighter future for Kelley School students and faculty alike.