Alumni and Friends

1871 Society

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Commemorating the year in which the College was founded, the purpose of The 1871 Society is to recognize our most generous AB Annual Fund donors who support our mission and become partners in a shared vision for Alderson Broaddus University.

Charter members, anyone who gives during the fiscal year, will receive special custom-made AB ties (for men) and scarves (for women).

Young alumni, or Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD), are invited to join and renew each year at the following levels:

Classes 5-10 years out 


Classes 1-4 years out 


Current Year Graduates


All other Alumni and Friends can join at the $1,000 minimum.

Recognizable Giving Levels 

The 1871 Society will include the following giving circles, and donors will be recognized at the appropriate level in College publications: 

Partners Circle

$1,000 to $2,499

Patrons Circle

$2,500 to $4,999

Ambassadors Circle   

$5,000 to $9,999

Advocates Circle

$10,000 to $24,999

Leadership Circle

$25,000 to $49,999

Mountaintop Circle    

$50,000 plus