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Donor Recognition

Relationships have always been at the core of the Wabash experience-between students and their professors, alumni and the young men they mentor, and students working hard together in a constant pursuit of excellence. Gifts to the College enable these relationships to flourish. In the classrooms and laboratories, on the playing fields, and on the Fine Arts Center stages - it is the generosity and support of alumni and friends that is vital to relationships that are the essence of Wabash.
Thank you for your support.

2020-2021 Fiscal Year Honor Roll

Honor Roll of Donors

The 2020-2021 online honor roll recognizes alumni, parents, and friends who have made gifts to the College between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. The online honor roll lists gifts received and processed through the previous business day. The complete 2020-2021 Honor Roll of Donors will be available on or around October 1, 2021.

Previous Honor Rolls

You can view Honor Roll information for previous fiscal years by clicking on the links at the left.

Search the 2020-2021 online honor roll

Loyalty Society

The Wabash Always Loyalty Society honors alumni and friends who demonstrate leadership through their philanthropic loyalty, and recognizes members for consecutive years of giving to the College at 2, 5, 10, 15, 20, and 25 or more years.

Consistent giving is the foundation on which all philanthropy to Wabash is built. Strong participation sends a clear message to our students that those who came before them place a high value on the Wabash living and learning experience and are willing to invest in the College.  Alumni and friends who are generous and loyal in their annual support expand Wabash’s great philanthropic tradition.

1832 Society - Leadership and Philanthropy

The Wabash mission statement boldly proclaims that the College educates men “to think critically, act responsibly, lead effectively, and live humanely.” Members of the 1832 Society demonstrate for students what it means to “lead effectively” when they generously contribute annual gifts of $1,000 or more.

At Wabash we call it philanthropic leadership, and we recognize those who give $1,000 or more each year as members of the 1832 Society. It is a small but important group that has a serious impact on the demanding learning environment that is the essence of the Wabash experience.

Ray Jovanovich '84
The 1832 Society
Glee Club members after a concert

The 1832 Society is serious Philanthropy
Tuition revenue only accounts for half of what it costs to educate a student. Every student benefits from a “silent” scholarship before receiving any merit- or need-based financial assistance. Leadership gifts allow Wabash to recruit talented, hard-working, and well-rounded students regardless of their financial circumstances.

Leadership gifts allow Wabash to attract and retain faculty who are passionate about their disciplines and committed to engaging teaching.

1832 Society gifts provide a rigorous teaching and learning environment balanced with an enriching student life experience. From weeklong immersion learning trips, and weekend athletic and artistic events, 1832 Society support ensures Wabash men have an unparalleled education.

The impact of 1832 Society gifts is substantial.  Consider this: every student would have to pay an additional $3,643 to match what Annual Fund gifts provide each year. Those who give $1,000 or more to the Annual Fund each year as members of the 1832 Society account for approximately 80% of the Annual Fund total each year.

Do you want to be a part of the most serious group of Wabash benefactors?
Membership in the 1832 Society begins with those who make annual gifts of $1,000 or more from personal contributions or a combination of personal and corporate matching gifts. Membership in the 1832 Society recognition levels are indicated here:

1832 Society Gift Recognition Levels

$25,000 and above      Edmund O. Hovey Circle

$10,000 - $24,999       Frank H. Sparks Circle

$5,000 - $9,999           Elihu W. Baldwin Circle

$2,500 - $4,999           Byron K. Trippet Circle

$1,000 - $2,499           Caleb Mills Circle

Young 1832 Society Recognition Levels

Graduates in the classes of 2010-2019 who give at the levels listed here are recognized as Young 1832 Society members for making more substantial gifts to the College in the years immediately following their graduation.

$250 or greater in years 1-3 out

$500 or greater in years 4-6 out

$750 or greater in years 7-10 out

Membership in the 1832 Society establishes an identity for gatherings, solicitations, and relationship building. All 1832 Society members receive recognition in the Honor Roll of Donors, invitations to special on- and off-campus 1832 Society events, and exclusive communications designed for 1832 Society members.

Corporate Matches and Your 1832 Society Gift
Membership in the 1832 Society begins with those who make an annual gift of $1,000 or more from personal contributions or a combination of personal and corporate matching gifts.

To find out if your company offers a matching gift program, visit If your company is listed, simply complete the materials from your human resources department and send them to Wabash.