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MidAmerica Nazarene University has the distinct privilege of integrating the activities of living and learning with the light of the gospel.  It is our unique task to summon our students to crossroads where the fearless pursuit of truth intersects with the steadfast commitment of Christian faith and learning.

Jon NorthIn the following pages are thousands of names of individuals, churches, and organizations who helped sustain MidAmerica Nazarene University’s important mission during this past year.  Each name represents a story of the influence of the university.  Each gift, both large and small, represent an investment in our future and in the lives of our students.

MNU’s enduring mission of educating and preparing servant leaders for the sake of Christ relies on those who will pick up the mantle to pray, sacrifice, and contribute. Our ability to impact the hearts and minds of our students wouldn’t be possible without the generosity and faithfulness of those listed within these pages.

As you review the highlights and the stories of those whose lives have been impacted by MNU, I hope you will rejoice in our great heritage and our promising future. On behalf of the MNU Foundation, thank you for your generosity and for your investment in a dream and vision worth pursuing.

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Jon D. North, Ed.D, MBA, CFRE
Vice President for University Advancement
Executive Director of the MNU Foundation


Our Leadership

Note: Alumni are listed in italics.

  • President's Cabinet

    Dr. David J. Spittal

    Mr. Darrel W. Anderson
    Vice President for Finance/CFO

    Dr. Mark C. Ford
    Vice President for Strategic Expansion and Dean of the School of Professional and Graduate Studies

    Dr. Mary E. Jones
    Provost and Chief Academic Officer

    Mrs. Kristi A. Keeton
    Vice President for Student Development

    Dr. Jon D. North
    Vice President for University Advancement

  • Board of Trustees

    Executive Committee

    Dr. David J. Spittal

    Rev. Jim C. Bond

    Dr. Tia M. Strait 
    Vice Chairperson

    Mr. Gregory A. Hephner 

    Dr. Daniel D. Rexroth

    Mr. Timothy J. Buchanan 
    Dr. Glenn L. Kell 
    Dr. Mike G. Palmer 
    Rev. M. Kim Smith

    Other Members

    Rev. B. Joel Atwell 
    Rev. Jacob W. Blankenship, Jr. 
    Mrs. Donna F. Boese 
    Mr. Allen K. Brown 
    Mr. Ervin L. Cash 

    Rev. Daniel W. Cole 
    Mrs. Terri L. Comfort 
    Dr. Merrill R. Conant 
    Mr. Chad B. Cook 

    Dr. Vicki Copp 
    Mr. Robert N. Cossins 
    Mr. Keith B. Cox 
    Mr. John C. Dahl 
    Dr. Deanna L. Edwards 

    Rev. Edward L. Estep 
    Rev. Leray D. Glendenning 
    Rev. Steven P. Hoffman 

    Dr. Larry D. McIntire 
    Mr. Eldon J. Meyers 

    Rev. Frederick T. Morrison 
    Rev. Phillip A. Rhoades 
    Dr. Julie E. Samuels 
    Mr. Philip D. Speicher 

    Rev. Frederick B. Toomey, Jr. 
    Dr. J. Brent Van Hook 
    Dr. N. Jeannie Williams

  • MNU Foundation Board of Directors


    Dr. Jon D. North - ex-officio
    Executive Director

    Mr. Michael D. Major

    Mr. Brian G. Diddle
    Vice Chairman

    Mr. Charles J. Nunamaker, Jr.

    Kevin P. Gilmore

    Ex-officio Members

    Rev. Jim C. Bond 
    Mr. Timothy R. Keeton 
    Dr. David J. Spittal 

    Members at Large

    Mr. Keith B. Cox 
    Mr. Douglas L. Diehl 
    Mr. Darrel E. Johnson 

    Dr. Larry D. McIntire 

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