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Parents and Family Association

Parents and Family Association
Parents and Family Association
Kansas State University
122 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Dr North
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-6108 fax

Parents and Family Association

Families have always been involved at K-State.  The K-State Parents and Family Association is a way to formalize the connection between K-State and the families of our students.

The association allows families to join a community while actively engaging with their students' college experience by participating in campus programs and activities specifically geared towards families.

Family members can build or maintain a connection to the university by participating in student recruitment activities throughout Kansas and out of state, as well as raise funds to support scholarships and enhancements to student life at K-State.



The K-State Parents and Family Association is coordinated by an advisory board of volunteer leaders in cooperation with the vice president for student life/dean of students. Members of the volunteer committee meet to direct the work of the organization, establish priorities for the use of funds, and serve as a voice for K-State parents on issues pertinent to student life on our campus.

Parents and Family Advisory Board
  • Les and Amy Pelfrey, Overland Park, KS
  • Mark and Lauren Meyer, Lenexa, KS
  • Lin and Myra Schulze, Shawnee, KS
  • Charlie and Debora Morrison, Keller, TX
  • John and Elise Meadows, Frisco, TX
  • Tommy and Josie Herrera, Shawnee, KS

Parents and family members of K-State students are automatically members of the K-State Parents and Family Association. As a member your benefits include invitations to Family Day festivities, K-State Family Tailgate, and Open House. In addition, you will have access to the K-State Parents and Family Association hotline, website, and e-mail address.

Contributing Membership

The association is supported solely by private contributions to the K-State Parents and Family Fund. We encourage each family to consider making an annual contribution to support critical student life initiatives. Gifts of all sizes are valued and appreciated. 

Make a donation.

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YOUR VOICE can make a positive difference for K-State. Thank you in advance for your leadership.

Save the Date

K-State Family Day

Join us in celebrating 91 years of Family Day!
October 26, 2019
K-State Football plays Oklahoma at Bill Snyder Family Stadium!
Kickoff is TBD.
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