IWU Honors Commencement Speaker

Ron Blue speaking

Indiana Wesleyan University conferred an honorary doctorate of business administration upon Ron Blue, the well-known Christian financial expert and Chairman of the Ron Blue Institute at IWU, on April 27 during spring 2013 commencement exercises in the IWU Chapel Auditorium.

Dr. Blue is the president of Kingdom Advisors and founder of Ronald Blue & Co., LLC. He is the bestselling author ofMaster Your Money, a classic of personal finance from a Biblical perspective.

The Ron Blue Institute, which focuses on applying biblical principles to all areas of the financial decision-making process, opened in January 2012 at IWU.

IWU President Henry Smith presented the honorary doctorate.

"Dr. Blue, you are a very successful entrepreneur in [the] financial industry, and an admired leader and speaker on the topic of Biblical financial management," Smith said, "And we look forward to years ahead working with you."

A total of 2,122 men and women graduated from IWU Saturday joining the 71,394 alumni living around the world.


Indiana Wesleyan University is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of The Wesleyan Church committed to liberal arts and professional education. Over 3,000 students are enrolled in traditional programs on the main campus in Marion, Indiana. Nearly 12,500 adult learners study at education centers in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, and online.

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