Balzer Family Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed

Donor: Dr. A. Levon and Mrs. Alice Balzer

Established: 2013

Dr. A. Levon Balzer served as President of JBU from 1994 to 2004.  Dr. Balzer is a native of Western Oklahoma, and holds the B.S. and M.N.S. degrees from University of Oklahoma and Ph.D. from The Ohio State University.  Lee and Alice have been married for 56 years, and their family includes two children, son Cary Balzer and daughter, Tanya Reichert.  Cary and his wife Tracy have two daughters, Langley and Kelsey.  Kelsey is married to Jordan Howard.  Tanya and her husband Todd Reichert also have two children, son Brandon and daughter Madison.

During Dr. Balzer's decade at JBU, the board, faculty, staff and donors developed a campus master plan, funded and built several facilities, remodeled and upgraded other facilities, initiated graduate degrees, expanded the degree completion program, and refined on-campus programs to new levels of excellence.