We’re embarking on a campaign that will give our students access to the best facilities, the latest technology and the means to explore deeper. With the combination of these new resources and the focus of our students, we can propel our university forward in fields like math, health science, education and more.
But We Need You
Because innovation is nothing without the people who invest and bring it to life.
$11.5 Million of $26 Million goal
Move Bluffton Forward
A Place that Inspires...
The Austin E. Knowlton Science Center will provide a place for Bluffton students to be inspired in a state-of-the-art facility designed for experiential learning.
Innovation grants will support cross-disciplinary collaboration as well as student and faculty research opportunities.
PEOPLE who make Bluffton special
Sherri Winegardner '91 is reviving the RN to BSN program she graduated from 25 years ago. "Wow, what an opportunity to return to Bluffton, to restart the same program I was such a proponent of, this is the perfect opportunity."Read More
Kasey Myers '18
A recipient of Bluffton University's $1,500 Summer Discovery Grant, Kasey Myers '18 combined her knowledge of nutrition with a focus on ministry.Read More
Blake Hershberger '18
During the summer of 2016, Blake Hershberger immersed himself in the Guatemalan culture, living in Guatemala City for a month with the aid of a $1,500 Summer Discovery Grant.Read More
Tyler Rotstein '18
Tyler Rotstein, a junior business administration major and football player, is competitive on the field and on the track, but not the track many might be thinking. The track this football player runs is home to thoroughbred horse racing.Read More
A Place that Inspires
Video highlighting the beauty of the Bluffton University campusRead More
A $1 million dollar gift from Greg and Donna Wannemacher was announced during the launch of Simply Innovate, the Campaign for Bluffton University. Greg Wannemacher and Dave Baumgartner are co-chairs of the Simply Innovate campaign.Read More
Knowlton Science Center
The Austin E. Knowlton Foundation of Cincinnati, Ohio, made the largest single gift in Bluffton's history. The $4 million gift spearheads the development of a transformational new science building to be located at the heart of campus.Read More