• Profiles in Giving Dr. Harlow Head endowed a professorship.

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Ways to Give

With a varied selection of support options and the added tax benefits for donors, a giving plan is available that fits most alumni and friends of Barton College.

Special Opportunities

Endowing a scholarship, supporting campus enhancements, funding the college campaign. These are just some of the special opportunities available to the friends of Barton College.

Annual Giving

Barton’s Annual Fund supports our budget, strengthens our programs, and helps to bridge the gap between the rising costs of educating students and the income from tuition and endowment.

Planned Giving

Planned giving is part of a larger estate planning process designed to ensure that your loved ones and the causes you care about are provided for.

Profiles in Planned Giving

Some of our generous donors share why giving to Barton is important to them. Read their stories here.

Honor Roll of Donors

The Honor Roll of Donors recognizes the generosity of our many faithful alumni and friends. View the Honor Roll and learn about the giving levels at Barton College.

Memberships and Clubs

Whether your love is athletics, theatre, or the arts, there is a group for you!


Frequently Asked Questions

With so many opportunities for your support and so many ways to give, you probably have a few questions.

Get the Answers


• When is the best time to make a gift?

• How much should I pledge?

• Do I have to pay my pledge all at once?

• May I pay a pledge with a credit card?

• How do I know if my employer will match my gift?


Our Advancement Team

Jan Meriwether

Vice President for Institutional Advancement


As chief development officer, Jan is responsible for providing a coordinated, campus-wide approach to advancement including, development, annual giving, advancement services and alumni relations. She works closely with the president, senior staff and volunteer boards including the Board of Trustees to further the mission of Barton College.

Tom Maze

Assistant Vice President for Development


Tom is responsible for engaging alumni and friends to enrich relationships with the entire college community. Emphasis is on directing the annual Barton Society membership. He brings more than 16 years of development experience and leadership to Barton.

Frances Belcher

Development Projects Specialist


Frances ensures that basic administrative needs are met, stewardship efforts are carried out in an appropriate and timely manner, financial records for development are accurate, and that prospect/donor files are maintained.

Summer Brock

Director of Alumni Relations


Summer establishes and maintains relationships with the College’s 15,000 alumni, directs alumni events including Homecoming, leads the Parents and Family Association, and serves as the College’s chief liaison for the Parents Council and the Alumni Board.

Bryan Fegley

Director of Annual Giving


Bryan leads all aspects of our Annual Giving program including the direct mail campaign, phonathon, and support for broad-based appeals from various on-campus entities. Bryan is also responsible for the Bulldog Club and works to establish and cultivate individual, corporate, and foundational support for Barton College Athletics.

Gary Hall

Athletics Campaign Consultant


After serving 25 years as Director of Athletics, Gary now reaches out to former student-athletes, keeping up to date on where they are and what they are doing and sharing plans for athletic needs and expansion of facilities. Through his professional network, Gary also connects with various institutions and vendors regarding athletic campaigns.

Jessica Tyson

Director of Information Management


Jessica maintains the accuracy of our alumni and donor database, processes all donations, and provides updated financial and contact information for all development efforts.

Contact Us

Office of Institutional Advancement
201 Harper Hall

Barton College
P.O. Box 5000
Wilson, NC 27893

800-345-4973 x6357
252-399-6574 (fax)