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Barnwell Society

Donor Recognition Society

About the Barnwell Society

The Barnwell Society recognizes individuals who have chosen to benefit Boise State University through their deferred charitable estate plans. The society is named for Bishop Middleton S. Barnwell, Boise State’s first president.

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Membership and Courtesies

Barnwell Member Story

Maximizing Their Contribution

Originally from Banks, Oregon, Gabe Linehan (BBA, ‘13), joined Boise State and the Bronco football team as a redshirt freshman in 2009. The next year he started his first career game against Hawaii and caught six passes for 82 yards and a touchdown.

Now, Linehan carries the hammer as a Financial Representative at Northwestern Mutual Financial Network in Boise. In his position, Linehan is leading the charge and encouraging colleagues, clients and the public to maximize their donations to Boise State University through a gift of life insurance.

Linehan and seven other Boise State alumni and Northwestern Mutual employees each established life insurance policies naming the Boise State University Foundation as owner and beneficiary with a collective face value just over $1 million.

Join us!

Barnwell Society members are invited to a variety of exclusive experiences and events throughout the year.