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.

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But We Need You

Because innovation is nothing without the people who invest and bring it to life.

Progress Tracker

$11.5 Million of $26 Million goal

Move Bluffton Forward

A Place that Inspires...

Rendering of the Austin E. Knowlton Science Center Building

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...

Students in a Science Lab

Innovation grants will support cross-disciplinary collaboration as well as student and faculty research opportunities.

Sustain Bluffton's Legacy

Boundless Potential...

Nursing students in the classroom

Bluffton Fund provides the resources to recruit and retain high-quality faculty and students.

Invest in Success...

Bluffton University

Endowment is an investment in student success by strengthening Bluffton's financial position and sustaining programs.

PEOPLE who make Bluffton special

Sherri Winegardner

Sherri Winegardner

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."

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Kasey Myers

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.

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Blake Hershberger and Guatemalan family

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.

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Tyler Rotstein '18

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.

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A Place that Inspires video

A Place that Inspires

Video highlighting the beauty of the Bluffton University campus

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Simply Innovate campaign launch

Campaign Milestone

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.

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Knowlton Science Center

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.

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