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Provost's Circle

The Provost’s Circle is a  donor society made up of alumni and friends who share Vanderbilt’s commitment to offering excellence in learning and discovery across all disciplines.

The Provost's Circle honors donors who:

  • Give $2,500 or more to the Graduate School, trans-institutional programs or other university general allocations.
  • Give $2,500 or more cumulatively across multiple areas of the university.

Provost's Circle giving levels:

Cornelius Vanderbilt    $25,000+
Dean's List                   $10,000 – $24,999
Benefactor                   $5,000 – $9,999
Member*                      $2,500 – $4,999

*Alumni who graduated within the last 10 years are recognized by the Provost’s Circle for gifts totaling $1,000 or more.

Membership is renewed by making qualifying gifts each fiscal year.

To learn more about how to become a member, please contact the Office of Annual Giving at (866) 882-3863 or via email at