Deans Circle

Dean's Circle Logo_120pxThe 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 $5,000 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

Annual Members
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. Join the CVM 1947 Club>>


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

The University of Minnesota recognizes individuals, families, and organizations whose University-wide cumulative giving totals $25,000 or more with membership in The Presidents Club.

Individuals and families are recognized when their annual household contributions to an University campus or program total $1,000 or more during a calender year. 

Donors making bequests and other future gifts are recognized as members of the Heritage Society, a part of the Presidents Club.


More Information

For additional information--without obligation--about planning your gift to the College of Veterinary Medicine, please contact:

Bill Venne
Chief Development Officer
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Minnesota
1365 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 612-625-8480
Fax: 612-624-8753

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