Since 1999, the University has recognized its most generous supporters with membership in the Harper Society. Harper Society members stand at the forefront of the University’s efforts to continue to expand upon the extraordinary vision of William Rainey Harper, the University’s first president.

Harper Society Membership

As a member of the Harper Society, you will receive:

  • recognition in the Leaders in Philanthropy Honor Roll of Donors;
  • complimentary admission to Harper Lectures
  • exclusive invitations to events; and
  • special access to University programs, staff and leaders.

*Based on the University fiscal year, which runs July 1–June 30, including the current fiscal year.

Leaders in philanthropy who support the University at the following cumulative lifetime giving levels are invited to join the Harper Society:

Life Members

Between $500,000 and $999,999

Founders Circle

$1 million or more