Honor Roll of Donors

Endowment Gifts


Endowing the Future of Quality Christian Education

The MidAmerica Nazarene University Foundation exists to assist the education services at MidAmerica Nazarene University. The MNU Foundation’s principle activity is to build the Endowment Fund. This fund is invested following carefully considered conservative investment policy to further the University’s mission, and to assure the long-term financial security of the University.

The following Individuals and organizations contributed to new or existing endowments managed by the MNU Foundation during 2017.

Note: Alumni donors are listed in italics. 
Deceased donors are listed with an asterisk.

Albright Scholarship Fund 
Ron and Bonnie Albright Charitable Fund 

Dr. Edwin and Shirley Alexander Family Scholarship Fund
Mr. Roger and Dr. Linda Alexander
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald E. Alexander

Denny Apple Memorial Scholarship Fund 
Mr. and Mrs. Greg Apple 
Mr. and Mrs. Winfred C. Apple 
Mrs. Joyce E. Ayers 
Mr. and Mrs. Terry L. Brewer 
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald R. Byington 
Mr. and Mrs. Scott M. Crossen 
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ferryman 
Mr. Steven W. Hamilton 
Mr. Kirk Knotts 
Mr. and Mrs. Tim D. Ochs 
Dr. Harold I. Smith 
Mr. and Mrs. John S. Wittenborn 

Leonard and Jeanette Banz Memorial Scholarship Fund 
Leonard A. Banz Revocable Trust 

Barkman Endowment Fund 
Barkman Honey, LLC 
Mr. and Mrs. Brent A. Barkman 

Ron Beeson Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Rich Merker

Don Bird, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund 
Mrs. Carolyn S. Bird 

James and JoAnn Bourland Family Scholarship Fund
Dr. and Mrs. James L. Bourland

Elva Brinson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Ms. Dorothy I. Brinson

Rev. Elmer J. and E. Louise Brunton Scholarship Fund
Rev. and Mrs. Elmer J. Brunton
Dr. Lanette M. Sessink 

Dr. Kathy Ness Buxie Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Michael G. Baker 
Mr. John P. Buxie, II 
Mr. Joseph L. Buxie 
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Jamison 

Mr. James and Dr. Dana Kerr 
Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Ness 
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie E. Thomsen 
Mr. and Mrs. Vandy J. Thomsen 

The Campbell, Strong & McCalla Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund
Ms. Maria Arboleda-Brkic 
Ms. Kelly J. Campbell 
Mrs. Loretta F. Campbell 
Mrs. Jeannine M. Cobb 
Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Couch 
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Franson 
Ms. Donna G. Frey 
Ms. Judy Harvey 
Mrs. Patricia A. Kelliher 
Mrs. Brenda L. Meier 
Ms. Joan H. Owens 
Mrs. Judy Platt-Nelson 
Mrs. Evelyn O. Runke 
Ms. Tamara Sula 
Mr. and Mrs. Brent L. Wyrick 

Stephen L. Cole Scholarship Fund 
Dr. and Mrs. Stephen L. Cole 

Conant Family Scholarship Fund
Dr. and Mrs. Merrill R. Conant 

Teresa (Terri) L. Snyder Coulter Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas E. Carver
Mr. and Mrs. G. Gary Coulter 

Tom Cross Scholarship Fund
Mr. James W. Bodge 
Mr. and Mrs. Tom N. Cross

Paul and Connie Cunningham Scholarship Fund
College Church of the Nazarene

Diehl Scholarship Fund
Mr. Douglas L. Diehl
Dr. and Mrs. James H. Diehl, Sr.
Northern Trust Matching Gift Program 

Division of Religion Scholarship Fund 
Dr. and Mrs. C. Barth Smith 
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Sonnevik 

Larry D. Fine Scholarship Fund 
Mr. and Mrs. David Ackelson 
Rev. and Mrs. Daren E. Baldwin 

Football Scholarship Fund 
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Bent, Jr

Clayton L. Ford Memorial Endowment Fund
Dr. and Mrs. Mark C. Ford 
Mrs. Cynthia P. Ford-Francis

Quincy Foster Memorial Endowment Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Cleve G. Curry 

Chester O. and Mary Alyce Galloway Scholarship Fund 
Dr. Chester O. Galloway 
Double E. & Helen L. Hill Trust 
Mrs. Irene K. Jergensen 
Mrs. Kelley A. Jones 
Ms. Irene Rosales 
Ms. Helen C. Swenson 

Lonnie and Bonnie Hephner Scholarship Fund 
Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie E. Hephner  

Michelle Ellene Howard Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Howard

Rev. Glen Ide and Rev. Ernest Russell Memorial Scholarship Fund
Rev. Glen and Dr. Brenda Shoup 
Ms. Julia M. Shoup

Roxanne Alexander Jones Scholarship Fund
Rev. Roxanne E. Jones 

Kansas National Education Association Scholarship Fund
Dr. J. Phillip Bennett

V.H. and Esther Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund
Ms. Donna Jones
Nails by Donna

Mark W. Lucas Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Terry A. Algrim 
Terry Algrim Farms 
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley W. Lucas

Harry and Martha Lytle Scholarship Fund
Mrs. Martha Lytle

Lois Marquardt Memorial Scholarship Fund
Anonymous

Lottie B. McWherter Memorial Scholarship Fund
Dr. Lottie B. McWherter*

Donald S. Metz Scholarship Fund
Dr. and Mrs. H. Chris Halvorson
Dr. and Mrs. William D. Olin 

Missouri District NYI Scholarship Fund
Ms. Lisa R. Downs
Missouri District Church of the Nazarene 
Missouri District Church of the Nazarene N.Y.I. 

MNU Regional NYI Scholarship Fund
MNU Regional N.Y.I.

Franklin M. and Susan K. Moore Endowment Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Allen G. Tollefson

Charles Morrow Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mrs. Joyce A. Morrow

Morsch Family Scholarship Fund
Dr. and Mrs. Gary Morsch 

Emily Mozier Memorial Scholarship Fund
Dr. and Mrs. John O. Mozier, Sr.

Forrest Nash Memorial Scholarship Fund 
Rev. and Mrs. David R. Becker 
Mr. and Mrs. James T. Bohi 
Mrs. Fayra L. Eckley 
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar J. Ellyson 
Ms. T. Oleta Garvic 
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin C. Jakabosky 
Kansas City First Church of the Nazarene 
Lenexa Central Church of the Nazarene 
Mrs. LeAnn Messing 
Dr. and Mrs. Edmond P. Nash 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert N. North, Sr. 
Dr. and Mrs. James F. Pettitt 
The Prairie Elder Homes, LLC 
Mr. and Mrs. Blair E. Sawyer 
Dr. and Mrs. C. Barth Smith 
Wichita First Church of the Nazarene 
Mrs. Mary L. Wilmoth 
Mrs. Deborah A. Winter 

James and Carlene Neihart Scholarship Fund 
Mr. James L. Neihart 

Rev. Robert and Ruby North Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Dixon
Mr. and Mrs. Robert N. North, Sr. 

Warren Nyhus Memorial Scholarship Fund
Anonymous 
North American Savings Bank 
Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Wellman 

Anthony and Marilyn Oddo Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony V. Oddo

John O. Palmer Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Cleve G. Curry 
Mrs. Belva L. Palmer

Pfaff Family Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas D. Pfaff
Mr. and Mrs. Jason D. Pfaff
Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Pfaff
The Kitchen Showcase, Inc.

Miriam Sisson Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Sisson, Jr.

Pioneer Legacy Fund
Anonymous (2) 
Ms. Vickie Brantley 
Mr. and Mrs. Donald P. Ellis 
Mr. and Mrs. William L. Fogo 
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Hastert 
Mr. and Mrs. Larry J. Hodel 
Mr. Rocky and Dr. Jo Lamar 
Mrs. Janice E. Morris 
Olathe Mayor's Prayer Breakfast, Inc. 
Mr. and Mrs. Loren S. Powles 
Rocky Lamar's Fundamentally Driven Basketball Camp 
Dr. and Mrs. C. Barth Smith 
Mrs. Mary L. Wilmoth  

Delia M. Pittman Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. James Brownlee 

Victoria V. Porter Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Smith

Elvin and Verla Powers Scholarship Fund
Drs. Elvin and Verla Powers
Mr. and Mrs. Donald B. Walker 

Prairie Lakes District Scholarship Fund
New Hope Church of the Nazarene 

Ed and Ruth Range Memorial Scholarship Fund
Ms. Caryl E. Range

Diana Rouse and Tom Lytle Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel L. Barks 
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey L. Rouse
 

Lloyd and Ruby Schofield Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas E. Lott
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd E. Schofield, Jr. 

Mark Slattery Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. William H. Slattery, Jr.
State Farm Companies Foundation 

Marge Smith Archives Endowment Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Sisson, Jr. 

Sons and Daughters of the Pioneers Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Terry A. Algrim 
Terry Algrim Farms 

T.J. and Lillian Spindle Memorial Scholarship Fund
Drs. Richard and Billy Spindle 

John Stephens Memorial Scholarship Fund 
Mr. and Mrs. Winston R. Stephens 

Earl Thomas Memorial Scholarship Fund 
Mrs. Doris Thomas 

Floyd and Nadine Timmons Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Riner
Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Timmons, Sr.
Ms. Julie S. Timmons 

Lester and Nancy Tollie Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Lester L. Tollie, Jr.

Gloyd and Ruth Vaverka Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Rodger Cooper 
Mrs. Beverly M. Evans 
Mr. and Mrs. Larry J. Hodel 
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Miros 
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Penquite 
Mrs. Nancy C. Smalldon 
Mr. and Mrs. John S. Wittenborn 
Ms. D. Elaine Wittler 

Weatherby Chapel Endowment Fund 
Ms. Leila Hobson 
Dr. and Mrs. C. Barth Smith 
Mrs. Patricia Thomas 

Agnes T. Wiens Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mrs. Agnes T. Wiens

Carlton Wood Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Boeing Company
Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Wood

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