Leadership Giving Societies


The Charles E. Diehl Society

The Charles E. Diehl Society is named for the former college president who served from 1917 to 1949. The Society recognizes individuals and private foundations that have provided generous financial support for the operation of the college as well as leadership, loyalty, and expertise throughout the year. Society members make gifts (unrestricted) at the following levels:

 Philanthropist       $100,000 or more    
 Guarantor  $50,000 - $99,999
 Fellows   $25,000 - $49,999
 Benefactors  $15,000 - $24,999
 Sustainers  $10,000 - $14,999
 Patrons  $5,000 - $9,999


The Red and Black Society

Members of The Red and Black Society are alumni, parents, and friends who provide annual unrestricted gifts between $1,000 - $4,999. Membership levels in the Society, which takes its name from the college seal, are:

 Partner  $3,500-$4,999
 Senior  $2,500-$3,499
 Associate  $1,500-$2,499
 Member  $1,000-$1,499
 GOLD Members  $500 (for alumni from 5-9 years out)
   $250 (for alumni from 1-4 years out and current students)


Other Giving Levels

There are four additional giving levels that provide donors the opportunity for club membership. Each of these clubs emphasizes the importance of participation and increasing annual gifts. The levels are:

Dean’s Society   $750 - $999
Cloister Society  $500 - $749
Tower Society  $250 - $499
Loyalty Club  $100 - $249