The President’s Centennial Circle commemorates the extraordinary donors who have contributed most significantly to the success of the University in its first 100 years and recognizes those donors who have made a similar level of commitment toward envisioning its future.

The President’s Centennial Circle recognizes both individuals and organizations that have gifted or pledged in excess of $100,000 to the Missouri Western State University Foundation. Members of the President’s Centennial Circle are invited to an exclusive, annual celebration and are honored with a plaque as a new member.

Qualifying Criteria

  • Cumulative giving exceeds $100,000 in cash or appreciated securities (corporate matching gifts apply; gifts-in-kind apply)
  • Documented pledge in excess of $100,000 combination of cumulative giving and documented pledges exceeds a total of $100,000
  • Documentation of an irrevocable deferred gift in excess or $100,000 (e.g. charitable remainder trust)
  • Documentation of a revocable deferred gift (e.g. bequest or revocable trust)

Disqualifying Criteria

  • Documented pledge is revoked or remains unfulfilled under the terms outlined in the agreement
Email us to see if you qualify!

Optional Lifetime Benefits

As a member, you get many benefits beyond the knowledge that you are helping our students grow and hone their artistic talents.

  • Online recognition

  • Recognition in MWSU publications

  • Opportunity to attend exclusive events

  • Lapel pin indicating circle membership

  • Insider communication from MWSU and the MWSU Foundation

  • Special recognition at MWSU Foundation events

MWSU Foundation's Efforts to Equitably Recognize All Qualifying Donors

The intention of the MWSU Foundation is to equitably recognize all qualifying donors of the society. MWSU Foundation donors should be aware of potential inaccuracies in historic giving data. Please contact the MWSU Foundation if your giving history appears to be inaccurate.