Wartburg College values the financial investment offered by alumni, parents, and friends and is proud to recognize this support through its Presidents' Round Table and three other distinct donor recognition societies: Tower Society, 1852 Founder’s Society, and Heritage Society.
The Tower Society
The Tower Society recognizes all Annual Fund gifts (annual unrestricted gifts) in support of the College, and annual restricted gifts that support the ongoing operations of designated areas of the college. Membership is based on donors’ total annual giving during the fiscal year. The Tower Society includes the following levels:
Tower Society members are honored each year during Homecoming Weekend and at a recognition event in the spring. Members are listed in the Annual Report unless they prefer to remain anonymous. In addition, a permanent display honoring all members is located in the Saemann Student Center. Members may also choose to receive a Tower Society medallion based on their giving level each fiscal year. Click here to view the 2011-12 members of the Tower Society (PDF).
The 1852 Founder's Society
The 1852 Founder’s Society recognizes those who have made significant restricted gifts to Wartburg. Membership is based on donors’ total restricted giving during the fiscal year. The 1852 Founder’s Society includes the following levels:
|$1,000 - $2,499
$2,500 - $4,999
$5,000 - $9,999
$10,000 - $24,999
$25,000 or above
Presidents Round Table
Recognition in the Presidents Round Table is based on donors’ cumulative giving. All current as well as irrevocable deferred gifts are included in a donor’s giving history.
The Presidents' Round Table includes the following levels:
Honoree Recognition & Displays
1852 Founder’s Society members are recognized in the Annual Report, unless they prefer to remain anonymous, and may also receive other recognition specific to their gift.
Heritage Society members are honored each year during Homecoming Weekend and Commencement Weekend. They also receive a framed watercolor print of Old Main. Members are listed in the Annual Report unless they prefer to remain anonymous.