With a shared desire to help youth access and receive a world-class education, Dan and Barbara Howell are impacting the lives of countless WSU students. Through their generous gifts they are providing scholarships for student-athletes and helping to ensure that many of the University’s greatest needs are met. Their dedication has led them to being named Benefactors of the University at the WSU Foundation Gala in 2013.

Loyal Cougs, Dan (’78 Const. Mgmt.) and Barbara have made annual gifts to WSU for 20 years. They met as students at WSU and credit the University for their successful careers. In addition to two of their three children attending WSU, Dan and Barbara have a host of other relatives who are also proud members of the Cougar family.