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Patrons: Larry and Elizabeth “Buffy” Boulet

Larry BouletLarry Boulet was a first-generation college student, earning a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from ISU in 1974. He retired after a 28-year career as a senior audit partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He serves as owner and president of Boulet Consulting, which specializes in advising middle-market companies. He is a member of the ISU Foundation Board, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the CPA Society. He advises mid-sized companies on succession and strategic planning through Boulet Consulting and serves on the Board of Directors of Bioanalytical Systems, Inc.

Larry and his wife, Elizabeth “Buffy” Boulet, have significant leadership roles with marketing and regional activities in regard to ISU's March On! Campaign. Long-time supporters of ISU and the Foundation, the Boulet’s most noteworthy contribution is the establishment of the Boulet President’s Scholarship in 2003. The scholarship offers selected Indiana students a four year scholarship to prepare for a career in business.

In October 2021, Larry and Buffy donated a $250,000 gift to the college to establish the Larry and Buffy Boulet Scott College of Business Mentoring Program. In recognition of the gift, ISU trustees approved the naming of the Larry and Buffy Boulet Mentoring Room on the first floor of Federal Hall. room FD125. 

Larry Boulet said personal and professional mentor relationships that he and his wife have experienced inspired their gift. “Throughout our business careers, we learned the life changing value of good mentoring relationships,” he said. “Mentors are always there in your corner to provide support and guidance. Through this gift, we hope every Scott College of Business student will have an excellent mentoring relationship to help them launch their career and reach their goals.”

Further Reading:

Gift of $250,000 creates mentoring program for ISU business students (October 20, 2021)
President’s Scholar, donors make lasting connection (December 9, 2016)
Four selected as Distinguished Alumni (September 21, 2011)​
ISU Foundation announces national campaign leadership (January 15, 2008)
O'Neill named interim president of ISU Foundation (July 17, 2006)
Foundation announces restructuring (June 27, 2006​)
Ethics: The primary building blocks of business (March 27, 2006)
ISU to host first conference on ethics, corporate responsibility (February 17, 2006​)
Boulet named chair of ISU Foundation Board (January 14, 2004​)
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