We are presently in and out of the office, working remotely during the virus quarantine. To donate to the Annual Fund click the DONATE NOW button at the upper right of this screen.

For assistance Monday to Friday from 10:15 am to 4:30 pm Central Time:

General questions, and donations by check or bank wire:

  • Eleanor Jessup
    • Phone: 641-233-8190
    • Email: ejessup@miu.edu

Credit card (monthly or one-time) or direct deposit:

  • Karen Smith
    • Phone 641-919-2237
    • Email ksmith@miu.edu
  • Theresa Sickler
    • Phone: 641-233-8846
    • Email: tsickler@miu.edu

Endowment and Capital Campaign:

  • Brad Mylett
    • Office: 641-472-1196,
    • Cell: 641-919-6063
    • Email bmylett@miu.edu

Legacy Giving:

  • Eric Stakland
    • Office: 641-472-1180
    • Direct: 641-209-5478
    • Cell: 319-321-8800
    • Email: eric.stakland@miu.edu

Alumni Services:

  • Paul Stokstad
    • Cell: 641-451-4219
    • Email: pstokstad@miu.edu
  • Francis Hanna
    • Email: fhanna@miu.edu

Originals Weekend:

  • Eric Stakland
    • Office: 641-472-1180
    • Direct: 641-209-5478
    • Cell: 319-321-8800
    • Email: eric.stakland@miu.edu

MIU Giving


You are invited…

You are invited to join us in supporting this unique university, where students are trained in the expansion of consciousness while studying traditional fields of knowledge.

There are a number of ways that you can contribute, ranging from supporting the Annual Fund, expanding the endowment, improving the campus, and with legacy gifts such as annuities, property and bequests.

Please join with us in supporting Maharishi’s great gift to the world.

Four Support Opportunities

These are the main avenues of support for the university now and into the future

The Annual Fund

The Annual Fund campaign takes place during the university’s fiscal year, which starts on July 1

Capital Campaign

The Capital Campaign inspires corporations, foundations and visionary individuals to enhance the physical campus


The Endowment Fund establishes a permanent base to ensure the long-term vitality of the university.

Legacy Gifts

Well-wishers of MIU can make the gift of a lifetime in support of this home of knowledge.

Make an Annual Fund Gift Today







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Development Office ♦ Maharishi International University ♦ 1000 North 4th Street ♦ Fairfield, IA 52557
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