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Barnwell Society

Graphic Depiction of Administration Building, Trees and St. Margaret's Hall

About the Barnwell Society

The Barnwell Society recognizes individuals who have chosen to benefit Boise State University through their deferred charitable estate plans. The society is named for Bishop Middleton S. Barnwell, Boise State’s first president.

    • Invitation to annual Barnwell Society luncheon
    • Special recognition on the virtual donor wall at the Alumni and Friends Center
    • Invitations to exclusive donor experiences and other activities

  • Include Boise State University in your deferred charitable estate plans and provide written confirmation of your plans. Learn more about charitable estate planning.

  • Members enjoy a number of benefits, including invitations to members-only experiences and special Boise State communications.

    Barnwell Society Luncheonx
    Easter Egg Hunt on The Bluex
    Spring Celebration with President Kustrax
    Annual Morrison Center Eventx
    Scholarship Dinnerx
    Top Ten Scholars Award Receptionx
    Exclusive President's Club Eventsx
    Birthday Messagex
    Holiday Card/Emailx
    Advancing Boise State (e-communication)x
    Dear Friends Email Updates from President Kustrax
    Barnwell Society Newsletterx
    Printed State of the Universityx

    Thursday, April 27

    5:30–6:30 p.m. (remarks at 6:15 p.m.)
    Alumni and Friends Center

    Mix and mingle with fellow friends of Boise State. President Bob Kustra will provide an update on our metropolitan research university of distinction and will be joined by Steve Swanson, distinguished educator in residence and former NASA astronaut.

    If you are a member of one of our donor recognition societies, please join us by calling (208) 426-2222 or emailing