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Giving Societies

  • Drury Society & Circle of Fellows
  • Drury Founder's Society
  • President's Society
  • Harwood Society
  • Drury Loyalty Society
  • Drury Society

    This giving society honors co-founder Samuel Drury and his wife Angeline. Samuel and Angeline's gift honoring their son gave Drury its name. Members of the Drury Society are recognized for cumulative support of $100,00 or more to the university. Members of this society are recognized on the donor wall in Burnham Hall. 

    We invite you to join this distinguished community and be recognized for your commitment to Drury University. Your gift is essential to the continuation of Drury University's mission.

    Honor Roll Summa Cum Laude $750,000 to $999,999
    Honor Roll Magna Cum Laude $500,000 to 749,999
    Honor Roll Cum Laude $250,000 to 499,999
    Honor Roll $100,000 to 249,999

    Circle of Fellows

    Donors who have provided support of $1 million or more are recognized through a special level, the Circle of Fellows. Circle of Fellows members are recognized on the wall hanging in Burnham Hall, and also on the stone pedestals standing outside of Bay Hall.

    Honor Roll Cum Laude $5,000,000 and more
    Honor Roll $1,000,000 to $4,999,999

  • Drury Founder's Society

    The Drury Founder's Society was established to recognize the alumni and friends of the university who have included Drury University in their will, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity or trust in the amount of $10,000 or more. The Drury Founders' names are displayed in the upstairs foyer of Stone Chapel. 

    We invite you to join this generous community and be recognized for your commitment to Drury University. Your gracious gift helps to ensure Drury's mission and future.

  • President's Society 

    The President's Society honors the Presidents who have served Drury University, from the first President, Dr. Nathan Morrison, to our eighteenth President, Dr. J. Timothy Cloyd. Members of this giving society make annual gift to Drury University totaling $2,500 and above between June 1 and May 31. 

    We invite you to join this devoted community and be recognized for your commitment to Drury University. Your gift is an integral part of the success of Drury's mission. 

    President's Society- Fellows $50,000 and more
    President's Society- Trustees $25,000 to $49,999
    President's Society- Deans  $10,000 to $24,999
    President's Society- Chairs $5,000 to $9,999
    President's Society- Member $2,500 to $4,999

  • Harwood Society 

    Named in honor of Drury Founders James and Charles Harwood. James personally solicited more than $150,000 in contributions ($2.2 million in today’s economy!). Charles Harwood was a trustee for almost 60 years and provided much of the day-to-day funding that kept Drury in business. The Harwood Society recognizes annual gifts totaling $1,000 to $2,499 made between June 1 and May 31.

    We invite you to join this devoted community and be recognized for your commitment to Drury University. 

    Harwood Society- Member $1,000 to $2,499

    Scarlet and Gray Circle

    The Scarlet and Gray Circle level of giving is named for Drury's colors, scarlet and gray. Scarlet symbolizes bravery and gray symbolizes sincerity. This circle represents annual gifts made between June 1 and May 31. 

    Scarlet and Gray Circle Gifts up to $999

  • Drury Loyalty Society

    The Drury Loyalty Society was established to recognize all alumni and friends who have made a gift to Drury, at any level and to any program, consecutively for at least 10 years. 

    We invite you to join this devoted community and be recognized for your commitment to Drury University. We deeply appreciate the consistent efforts of our donors in ensuring the success of Drury's future.


    50+ Years: Our most dedicated donors who have given consistently to Drury for the last 50 years.

    25+ Years/Perfect 10: Our loyal donors who have given 25 years or more, and have given consistently for the last 10 years.

    Perfect 10: Drury alumni and friends who have given consistently to Drury for 10 years or more.

    25+ Years: Drury alumni and friends who have generously given to the university for 25 years or more.

    10 Years: Drury alumni and friends who have generously given to Drury for 10 years.