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Giving Societies

It is with deep appreciation that Westminster College recognizes our most loyal and generous benefactors through annual and lifetime giving societies.

Annual Giving Societies

The President's Club
The President's Club is Westminster's most prestigious annual recognition club for alumni, parents and friends. The Club was established to recognize those individuals who provide leadership support to the College on an annual basis in the amount of $1,250 or more. Young Alumni membership in the President's Club, for alumni who have graduated within the last ten years, begins at $625.  

True Blue Society
The True Blue Society recognizes supporters who have made gifts to the College for 10 or more consecutive years. This society recognizes the importance of long-term loyalty and commitment to supporting the Westminster experience.

Lifetime Giving Societies 

Breakthrough Society

The Breakthrough Society was established in 2018 upon the occasion of the College's first alumnus reaching the milestone giving achievement of $5 million during his lifetime. This society celebrates the unparalleled support of those most esteemed donors whose generosity makes a transformational difference in the life of Westminster College.  

The Leadership Society
This society was created to honor those whose lifetime giving to the College meets or exceeds $1 million. This distinguished society is comprised of those who have invested the most in the continued growth and prosperity of Westminster College. 

The Chancellor's Circle
The Chancellor's Circle was established in the spring of 2016 to provide an avenue for dedicated alumni and friends to provide immediate support to President Fletch Lamkin and the key priorities of the Westminster Initiative campaign. Donors become members of the Chancellor's Circle with a gift commitment of $500,000 in unrestricted support. The gift commitment can be fulfilled over a period of up to three installments over the course of two years. 

1851 Cornerstone Society
This society proudly recognizes those donors who contribute $500,000 in their lifetime. The 1851 Cornerstone Society recognizes the incredible impact that is made through private support to Westminster College, and how those gifts provide the cornerstone and foundation for the College to excel in its mission.

Robertson Founder's Circle
This society is comprised of leaders who donate $250,000 in their lifetime. By investing at this level, these generous donors and friends continue Rev. William W. Robertson's vision in 1851 of a strong Westminster. Their dedication inspires each of us to lead lives of success, significance and service.

Sentinels of the Columns
Recognizes benefactors who give $100,000 in their lifetime. As the historic columns stand at the heart of campus, these supporters also play a central role in the life of Westminster College.

Trustee's Roll of Honor
Salutes donors who give at the $25,000 level to support Westminster College, its students, faculty, and dynamic academic programs.

Lamkin Legion
Acknowledges donors who have reached $10,000 in giving, and it celebrates the memory of Charles F. "Dog" Lamkin, former College Marshall and beloved professor.

Planned Giving

The Columns of Commitment Legacy Society
This giving society honors alumni and friends of Westminster who have made a planned gift commitment. Anyone who notifies Westminster that the College is named as the beneficiary of a bequest or planned gift is automatically enrolled as a member.

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