Kansas State University received a four-year, $400,000 grant from the Fred C. and Mary R. Koch Foundation and Koch Industries to promote diversity on campus. The funds will be used in efforts to recruit and retain minority students.

Harris-Stowe State University, the historically black educational institution in St. Louis, Missouri, received a $178,547 from the state’s Lewis & Clark Discovery Initiative. The money will be used to offset construction costs at the university’s Children and Parent Education Center.

Princeton University received a $4 million grant from an alumnus to support its jazz program. The funds will provide resources for undergraduate and graduate research in jazz as well as support visiting faculty in Princeton’s department of music and the Center for African-American Studies.

The jazz program at Princeton is under the direction of senior lecturer Anthony D.J. Branker, a musician, conductor, and Princeton graduate.