Founders Society


Karl Eller and Wilbur the Wildcat Karl Eller meets Wilbur and Wilma Wildcat at the Arizona NOW kickoff.

This exclusive donor recognition group recognizes the most generous supporters of the UA. Founders Society members' gifts have changed the face of the University — their names grace buildings across campus, they fund endowed chairs for the recruitment and retention of top faculty, and they support scholarships awarded to bright and deserving students.

Member Courtesies

As a member of the Founders Society, you’ll enjoy exclusive benefits, including:

  • Opportunities to meet and exchange ideas with University leadership
  • Individual reports demonstrating how your philanthropic contributions benefit the University
  • Recognition events in your honor
  • Special invitations to member-only events
  • Publicity and acknowledgement (at the donor's discretion) of gifts and the progress/related accomplishment-benefits
  • Eligibility for President's guest seating at cultural and athletic events
  • Recognition memento print of Old Main.