Founders' Circle

The Founders’ Circle is named in honor of those who provided visionary leadership that created North Park University more than 100 years ago, and acknowledges those who continue to make significant investments in the University’s future through annual cumulative gifts of $20,000 and above.

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Roy and Donice Applequist
Virgil and Jane Applequist
Associated Colleges of Illinois
The Ayco Charitable Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Bagley
Thomas S. Bagley Family Foundation
Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation
Mr. James R. Becker
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce P. Bickner
Bickner Family Foundation
Dr. and Mrs. Alan W. Bjorkman
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn A. Bjorkman
Ms. Mary Ellen Bjorkman
The Bjorkman Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Blair
Blair Family Foundation, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. David S. Carlson
David S. & Brenda K. Carlson Foundation
The Chatlos Foundation, Inc.
Ms. Lorrie A. DuPont
Ms. Mary Ellen Egge †
The Evangelical Covenant Church - Chicago, Ill.
Muriel E. Forsberg †
Mrs. Helen M. Fredrickson †
Greater Salina Community Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. David S. Helwig
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley F. Helwig
Ted S. and Dawn E. Helwig
Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Hoellen
Hoellen Family Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hollensteiner
Dr. Michael G. Holmgren and Mrs. Kathy J. Holmgren
Mrs. Ruth L. Holmsten †
Ruth L. Holmsten Trust
Ms. Dorothy J. Honey †
Illinois Board of Higher Education
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Jaharis Jr.
The Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc.
Dr. G. Timothy Johnson and Mrs. Nancy A. Johnson
Dr. and Mrs. Timothy E. Johnson
Johnson Charitable Gift Fund
Dr. Lori A. Lindstrom-Leifer
Mr. William W. Marion
Max Goldenberg Foundation
Ms. Carol M. Nilson †
Mr. and Mrs. David A. Otfinoski
Otfinoski Family Foundation
Dr. David L. Parkyn and Dr. Linda K. Parkyn
Jeanette R. Pearson †
Mr. and Mrs. Darrell B. Ropp
Mrs. Mary Shih †
Mary M. Y. Shih Living Trust
Theodore W. Batterman Family Foundation
Thomas A. Plein Foundation, Inc.
Bertha Tomaska †
The Bertha Tomaska Trust
Miss Kathryn R. Videen †
Dr. Owen and Linda Youngman

† indicates deceased
James Roach

"Thank you for supporting me and my family. The selfless act of giving to student scholarships truly makes me appreciate the community of North Park University. I'm very blessed to have the gift of this scholarship. I am incredibly grateful."

James Roach C'16