As the nation’s first public veterinary college, the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine has been committed to enhancing the health and well-being of animals throughout Iowa, the region, the nation, and the world. The college has come to be recognized for the quality of its education and its outstanding services for companion animals and livestock. As the interconnectedness between human and animal medicine becomes more apparent, Iowa State continues to provide cutting-edge research and discoveries that will address critical human and animal health issues and make lives safer, healthier, and more prosperous. Private support is essential to the college’s success. Examples of philanthropy in action in the College of Veterinary Medicine include:

  • Annual gifts of all sizes
  • Several privately supported scholarship accounts
  • Named, endowed faculty positions
  • Privately supported research and program funds
  • The Dr. W. Eugene and Linda Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center renovation which includes expansions of the large animal and companion animal hospitals including the Hixson-Lied Small Animal Hospital

Ongoing support is crucial to advancing the mission of the College of Veterinary Medicine and benefits the college’s students, faculty and staff.