Giving Levels & Societies

Every gift to Lebanon Valley College is important. Recognition for support includes the levels and societies below.

 

Levels:
Contributors: $1–$99
Quittapahilla Club: $100–$249
Charter Club: $250–$499
Valley Club: $500–$999

 

The Thomas Rhys Vickroy Society 
Named after our founding president, Thomas Rhys Vickroy, the Vickroy Society recognizes leadership gifts given to the College for any purpose during each academic year. The Society is open to all alumni and friends of the College on an annual basis. The laurel wreath is the symbol for The Vickroy Society. An important element of the College seal, it represents honor and excellence, and thereby, the exceptional generosity Vickroy Society members have shown to Lebanon Valley College.

 

Membership Levels:
Vickroy Society Associate: Gifts of $1,000–$1,865

The 1866 Circle: Gifts of $1,866–$2,499
President's Circle: Gifts of $2,500–$4,999
Five Founders' Circle: Gifts of $5,000–$9,999
Trustee Associate: Gifts of $10,000 and above
Lifetime Vickroy Associates: Cumulative lifetime giving of $100,000 or more

 

For Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD), membership in the Vickroy Society is available for a reduced amount dependent on the number of years since their graduation.

  • 10 years since graduation: $1000 and above
  • 9 years since graduation: $900 and above
  • 8 years since graduation: $800 and above
  • 7 years since graduation: $700 and above
  • 6 years since graduation: $600 and above
  • 5 years since graduation: $500 and above
  • 4 years since graduation: $400 and above
  • 3 years since graduation: $300 and above
  • 2 years since graduation: $200 and above
  • 1 year since graduation: $100 and above

 

Benefits of Membership: Vickroy Society members receive recognition in the Honor Roll of Donors (published in the annual President's Report), a lapel pin displaying the laurel wreath, and invitations to special College events throughout the year. Members of The 1866 Circle and above are invited to an annual society dinner. Lifetime Vickroy Associates also receive a personalized lithograph print and sign the Society's historic register.

 

The Walter Society
The Walter Society, established in 2004, is named for Patricia Lutz Walter '57 and the late Judge John Walter '53, an alumni couple whose support of The Valley over the years has been exemplary, and recognizes our most loyal donors for their consistent dedication to supporting educational excellence at The Valley. Five or more years of consecutive support of LVC qualifies alumni, parents, and friends of the College to be members of the Walter Society. Recent graduates also qualify for membership by making a gift every year after graduation until their 5th reunion.

 

Benefits of Membership: Walter Society members receive recognition in the Honor Roll of Donors (published in the annual President's Report) and a Walter Society memento each year. 

 

The Laureate Society
Established in 1997, the Laureate Society recognizes those individuals whose extraordinary gifts to the College, made during their lifetime or posthumously, total $1,000,000 or more.

 

Benefits of Membership: On their induction, Laureate Society members receive a carriage clock and sign the Society's historic register at the annual society dinner. They are also recognized annually in the Honor Roll of Donors (published in the annual President's Report) and receive invitations to special College events throughout the year.

 

The Miles Rigor Society

The Miles Rigor Society recognizes and celebrates alumni and friends who have planned for Lebanon Valley College’s future. The Society, named after George Washington Miles Rigor—co-founder of Lebanon Valley College—was established in 1987 as the Honors Society. Members include those individuals who have made gift plans including bequest intentions, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, insurance policies, real estate, and retirement plans for the benefit of Lebanon Valley College.

Benefits of Membership: Miles Rigor Society members receive special event invitations and exclusive recognition in the Honor Roll of Donors and on the Miles Rigor Society plaque.