“To store up treasures in heaven, invest in people.” – Dr. Nat Tracy, HPU faculty member from 1950 to 1975 and professor emeritus of Bible.

Join us on March 30, 2023, 6:00-8:00 PM, as we honor Dr. Leonard Underwood with the Robnett Founders Award, hear updates on the progress of the Douglas MacArthur Academy of Freedom renovation, and raise funds for its completion.

Giving to HPU

Howard Payne University (HPU) is a Christ-centered, close-knit academic community located in the heart of Texas since 1889. Your generosity assists the university in giving students the critical-thinking skills they need to face the world with discernment, so that upon graduation, they will have the values, relationship skills, and personal confidence to navigate and lead in a complex world where diverse points of view are constant.

Thank you for your gift to Howard Payne University today and for partnering with us as we equip a new generation of Christian leaders with sharp minds and compassionate hearts.

If you have any questions about any of our giving opportunities, please contact the Office of Advancement at 325-649-8006 or


A pledge can be made to any area of interest at HPU and paid over the course of 12 to 36 months. To make a pledge, click the link below.