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Phone: 208-885-6111
Toll-free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: 208-885-9119
Student Union Building
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264


Phone: 208-334-2999
Fax: 208-364-4035
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702


Coeur d'Alene

Phone: 208-667-2588
Toll-free: 888-208-2268
Fax: 208-664-1272
1031 N. Academic Way,
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814


Idaho Falls

Phone: 208-282-7900
Fax: 208-282-7929
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83402


Research Park

Phone: (208) 777-4700
Toll free: (888) 660-8477
Fax: (208) 777-4702
721 Lochsa Street
Post Falls, ID 83854

Pete Cenarrusa

The late Pete T. Cenarrusa, ’40, holds a degree in animal science husbandry from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. A first-generation Basque-American, he also is a lifelong farmer and rancher who has created a legacy in the state’s political arena with more than 50 years of service, as well as an active member of its Basque community.

Pete Cenarrusa

“My degree from the University of Idaho opened doors to my career in politics where I served as the Secretary of State for 35 years. It also provided me the foundation of knowledge I used in my everyday life and served me well as a farmer and businessman,” Cenarrusa said.

In 2003, he and his wife, Freda, founded The Cenarrusa Foundation for Basque Culture to promote the culture and history of the Basques by providing resources for performances, presentations and programs to organizations throughout Idaho and Oregon.

The former Marine Corps Naval Aviation instructor (1943-44), is a longtime aviator who flew for 59 years, logging more than 15,000 hours of flight time.

Inducted into five national halls of fame, Cenarrusa celebrated his 92nd birthday in 2009 with the release of his memoir, “Bizkaia to Boise: The Memoirs of Pete T. Cenarrusa.”

A true inspiration to many in public and private service, one of Idaho’s largest government buildings in the state’s capital was named the Pete T. Cenarrusa Office Building when dedicated by then Gov. Phil Batt on March 2, 1998.

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