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2019-20 Donors

Vanderbilt University deeply values support from our philanthropic partners. Gifts advance our mission of education, discovery and service. The listings below recognize donors who made gifts between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020. Select a particular area to view its list of donors. We appreciate your support.

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David and Taylor Nixon

“The joy on my daughter Taylor's face every time I came to visit her, and every time she speaks about the university brings such joy to me as well.”

–David Nixon, Oak Leaf Society member, and parent of Taylor Nixon, BA’19

Ekomobong Eyoh

“I love giving back every year. I was only able to attend Vanderbilt with the support of generous donors. One of my dreams is to start a scholarship fund to support Vanderbilt students.”

–Ekomobong Eyoh, BE'16, Oak Leaf Society member

Capt. Andy Johnson

“Due to growing up in a military family and joining the Navy following graduation, I have moved 38 times in my life. People often ask me where I consider home. My answer is always Vanderbilt University!”

–Capt. Andy Johnson, BS'80, Oak Leaf Society member

Katrice Branner

“Vanderbilt gave me the knowledge and confidence to change my career and change my life!”

–Katrice Branner, MBA'06, Oak Leaf Society member

Kenneth Fernandez

“My time at Vanderbilt was one of the highlights of my life. Vanderbilt is truly one of the great universities in the U.S.”

–Kenneth Fernandez, PhD'88 as a NASA doctoral fellow

Mia Kim

“Vanderbilt believed in me when many didn't. The people, opportunities and experiences have all influenced the person I am today. I am grateful beyond words!”

–Mia Kim, BS'10, Oak Leaf Society member