Donor Recognition

Donor RecognitionRose-Hulman is fortunate to have generous alumni, corporate partners, and friends. Without their donations, our institution would not be able to offer an education that is nationally recognized as outstanding. Students, faculty, staff, and our state-of-the art facilities have all benefitted from the generosity of our donors.

1874 Heritage Society

Recognizing alumni, parents and friends who have made a deferred and/or estate gift commitment to Rose-Hulman. Deferred and estate gifts may be made in the form of bequests, testamentary trusts, annuities, charitable remainder trusts, donor advised funds, individual retirement accounts, gifts of real estate with life-retained interest, and other life-income agreements.

Chauncey Rose Millennium Society

Recognizing alumni, parents and friends whose cumulative gifts total at least $1,000,000, made from the donor's first gift to Rose-Hulman through June 30

  • Platinum Torchbearer: $10,000,000
  • Diamond Torchbearer: $5,000,000
  • Torchbearer: $1,000,000

Chauncey Rose Society

Recognizing cumulative gifts made from the donor's first gift to Rose-Hulman through June 30

  • Chieftain: $500,000
  • Fellow: $250,000
  • Member: $50,000

President's G.O.L.D. Circle

Recognizing young alumni 10-year cumulative giving

  • Gold: $5,000
  • Silver: $2,500
  • Bronze: $1,000

Annual Giving Circles

Recognizing annual gifts from July 1 to June 30

  • Herman Moench Circle: $25,000
  • Hulman Circle:  $10,000
  • Founders Circle: $5,000
  • Trustees Circle: $2,500
  • Presidents Circle: $1,000
  • Deans Circle: $500
  • Rose and White Circle: $250
  • Century Circle: $100

Varsity R Patron Levels

1888 Circle

  • $5,000 -  Hall of Fame
  • $2,500 - All-American
  • $1,000 - All-Conference

Rosie Circle

  • $500 - Gold
  • $250 - Silver
  • $100 - Bronze 


Donor recognition levels are determined by the total of all gifts—including corporate matching gifts and matching gift expectancies. Levels with each Annual Giving Circle are determined by contributions received during the Institute's fiscal year, from July 1 through June 30. Lifetime Society membership is cumulative from the donor's first gift through June 30.