Donor Recognition

Dean's Circle LogoDean's Circle

The College of Veterinary Medicine's Dean's Circle is a unique club designed specifically to support the ongoing efforts of the college toward unparalleled educational and institutional excellence. Dean’s Circle members demonstrate extraordinary dedication to the vision and future of the college.

The College of Veterinary Medicine recognizes donors who have cumulative lifetime cash gifts of $10,000 or more to any area of the College as members of the Dean's Circle. To recognize your commitment as a member you will receive:

  • A Dean's Circle lapel pin
  • Invitations to exclusive events
  • Recognition in CVM publications

The 1947 Club

Named for the College's founding year; members of The 1947 Club include donors who have made cash gifts totaling $1,000 or more to any area of the College during the previous calendar year. Annual support at this Dean's Circle level ensures that our tradition of excellence can be achieved each and every year. 1947 Club members are invited to the annual Dean's Spring Reception and other exclusive events, and will receive recognition in CVM publications.

The Heritage Society

The College of Veterinary Medicine recognizes the members of the University of Minnesota Foundation Heritage Society who have demonstrated a commitment to the future through their estate plans to include the College of Veterinary Medicine. Heritage Society members are invited to exclusive events and will receive recognition in CVM publications. 

University of Minnesota Donor Recognition

University of Minnesota donors are recognized for their cumulative lifetime gifts, their future gift commitments, and their annual gift contributions. Learn more about the U of M's Donor Recognition Program.