Recognition Societies

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.

Tower Society Logo

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 giving (including matching gifts from their employer) during the fiscal year. The Tower Society includes the following levels:
GOLD Associate Member
(for alumni of the past decade)
Associate Member 
Member 
Leadership Member 
Sustaining Member 
Distinguished Member
$100-$900 (see levels)

$1,000 - $2,499
$2,500 - $4,999 
$5,000 - $9,999
$10,000 - $24,999
$25,000 or above

Tower Society members are honored each year during Homecoming Weekend and at a recognition event in the spring.  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 2013-14 members of the Tower Society (PDF).


Presidents Round Table

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:

Order of the Gate
Order of the Plume
Order of the Lance
Order of the Chalice
Order of the Knight
Order of the Castle
$50,000 or more
$100,000 or more
$250,000 or more
$500,000 or more
$1,000,000 or more
$5,000,000 or more

Honoree Recognition & Displays
Round Table members are honored each year during Homecoming Weekend. In addition, a permanent display honoring all members is located in the Student Center.

Heritage Society members are honored each year during Homecoming Weekend and Commencement Weekend. They also receive a framed watercolor print of Old Main.