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The President's Society

  • Significant Generosity. Remarkable Transformation.

    The President’s Society represents generosity that is transformational and sacrificial in its support for student scholarships, academic advancement, spiritual life programs and more. As a result, Olivet graduates go on to make an impact in their homes, churches, careers, communities – and throughout the world!

  • Olivet is honored to recognize the generosity of the members of The President’s Society:



    Donald and Naomi Austrew

    Barry and Frances Baker

    Ann Ball

    Jeriel and Carol Beard

    Arthur and Judith Beecher

    Greg and Karen Bontrager

    Merle and Nancy Bright

    Larry and Joyce Burggraf

    Marilyn Brillhart

    Stephen and Donita Carter

    Russell and Janis Clark

    Steve and Susan Caudill

    C. Scott and Anita Devers

    John and Lora Donoho

    Wayne H. Donson

    Richard and Debbie Dykhouse 

    Gerald and Jeanette Elson

    William G. Foote

    Harvey S. and Virginia F. Galloway

    Vernon and Wanda Horner Gere

    Timothy and Jennifer Hanke

     Jack C. Hansher

    Barry and Gayle Huebner

    Bill and Ruth Isaacs

    Calvin and Constance Johnson

    James and Helen Johnson

    George and June Kalemkarian

    Leah Ruth Kensey

    Terry and Marlene Kochersperger

    Wayne and Charlotte Lambert

    Charles and Deborah Leadingham

    Francis and Kazue Lucas

    Marian L. Ludas

    Samuel and Mary Jane Lyle

    Stephen and Katrina Lyle

    Martin Whalen Office Solutions, Inc.

    Stewart and Connie Marvel

    Dr. Samuel and Arlene Mayhugh

    Stan and Delores McRoberts

    Ron and Phyllis McSwain

    Wallace and Mary Lou McWilliams

    Daniel E. and Kimberly S. Meador

    C. Thomas and Claire Coen Morris

    Edman and Judith Nash

    Donald L. and Jeanette Nelson

    Gerald and Kathryn Oliver

    Donald and Karen Perry

    Dale and Birdella Peters

    Wildren and Mary Poland

    PSI Piggush Simmoneau Inc.

    Philip E. and Sharon L. Reynolds

    Bob and Dar Schimmelpfennig

    Harold D. and Ruth M. Severance

    Keith and Bonnie Sheffer

    Kevin and Judy Sims

    David and Frances Sprunger

    Kenneth Lowell and Diane L. Short

    Steven M. and Patricia A. Short

    Jared and Maria Slibek

    Dennis and Annette Smith

    Nancy Jean Smith

    David and Sharon Strawn

    Samuel and Tamara Taylor

    Houston and Martha Thompson

    Gerald W. and Theresa A. Towne

    Jeff and Bonnie Tripp

    Steve and Lilian VanVleet

    John W. and Alice A. Van Wagner

    Julie Weber 

    Larry and Melinda Weber

    Russell and Debra Weiderman

    Michael and Dee Williams

    Dennis and Elaine Williamson

    Donald E. and Marilyn Williamson

    David and Susan Wilson

    Kathleen Yanchick



    The President’s Society offers an opportunity to join other like-minded investors in Olivet’s mission. Your annual giving of $5,000 or more can be made in full or counted cumulatively during the calendar year.

    Please consider your options to share through gifts of:

    • Cash
    • Appreciated Securities
    • Real Estate and other personal properties
    • Life Insurance or Retirement Plans
    • Charitable Gift Annuities
    • Endowed Scholarships
    • Charitable Remainder Trusts

    Additionally, we can explore the potential of doubling the impact of your support through a matching gift.

    Dr. John C. Bowling invites you to join The President’s Society to help advance Olivet’s tradition of excellence!

    Call 815-939-5171 for more information.

  • President's Society
  • Generosity opens the door to transformation.