Giving Societies

  • Drury Society

    Named for co-founder Samuel Drury and his wife Angeline. Samuel and Angeline's gift honoring their son gave Drury its name. Recognizes cumulative lifetime giving or $100,000 or more. Members are recognized on the donor wall in Burnham Hall.

    Members who have provided support of $1 million and more are recognized through a special level, the Circle of Fellows. The Circle of Fellows members are recognized not only on the wall hanging in Burnham Hall, but also on the stone pedestals standing outside of Bay Hall.

    Circle of Fellows

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

    Drury Society

    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

  • Drury Founders Society

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

  • President's Society 

    Established to honor the President's that have served Drury starting with the first President, Dr. Nathan Morrison, and including our 18th President, Dr. J. Timothy Cloyd. Annual gifts to Drury University totaling $2,500 and above made by June 1st through May 31st. 

    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, a trustee for almost 60 years, 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 June 1st through May 31st.

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

    Scarlet and Gray Circle

    Named for Drury's colors which symbolize bravery (scarlet) and sincerity (gray). Recognizes annual gifts made June 1st through May 31st.

    Scarlet and Gray Circle Gifts up to $999

  • Drury Loyalty Society

    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.