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College of Health Sciences Welcomes New Development Director

Jon Larkin is the new director of development for the College of Health Sciences.

Larkin has worked for Boise State University Advancement since 2012 as assistant director of annual giving. Previously, he worked for his undergraduate alma mater, Eastern Oregon University, as director of alumni and annual giving and later as regional director of development. Larkin has a master’s degree in arts administration from Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree in piano performance with a minor in business management.

Larkin also worked for his graduate alma mater, Indiana University, as director of guest services for the Indiana University Auditorium, a 3,200 seat performing arts center. For five years Larkin ensured the safety and well-being of more than 250,000 annual visitors while providing exceptional guest service.

Larkin is excited to work with the College of Health Sciences faculty and staff to further the initiatives of the college’s strategic plan. He cares deeply about quality health care and is passionate about helping the College of Health Sciences continue its tradition of providing innovative, high quality education for future healthcare professionals and research opportunities for faculty.

As the development director, Larkin’s responsibilities include identifying potential partners for the College of Health Sciences. Partners might include individuals or businesses who have an interest in Boise State and specifically programs, people and places affecting the College of Health Sciences. Larkin helps to connect those people and businesses to appropriate individuals employed in the college so that they can establish mutually beneficial relationships and help build an even better College of Health Sciences through monetary or volunteered service donations. If you are interested in supporting the college, contact Larkin at 208-426-2124 or