Donor Recognition

Our friends and alumni provide generous financial support to Pitt. Many of our loyal donors make a gift to the University every year, and a large number of them have been giving to Pitt for many consecutive years. We are pleased to recognize their commitment through the programs described below.

Chancellor's Circle Celebration

Cathedral of Learning Society

The Cathedral of Learning Society pays special tribute to those outstanding individuals who have given $1 million or more over their lifetime to the University of Pittsburgh. Induction into the Cathedral of Learning Society is among the highest honors the University bestows. READ MORE

Chancellor's Circle 

Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher is pleased to acknowledge the generosity of those donors who make annual contributions of $1,000 or more in a fiscal year through membership in the Chancellor’s Circle - our premier annual giving program, which includes recognition in our annual honor roll of donors and invitations to special events. READ MORE

Babcock Society 

The Babcock Society recognizes donors who have made gifts of $1,000 or more each fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) for a total of five or more years.  Annual contributions, which we can rely upon from year to year, are essential to our ability to provide support for students, advance our outstanding academic programs, and make meaningful contributions to our home region. READ MORE

Planned Giving Recognition

We are pleased to acknowledge the special commitment of donors who make contributions through a bequest, annuity, trust, life insurance policy, or other planned or deferred gift to Pitt by recognizing them as members of the 1787 Society. Those whose planned gifts and pledges, combined with their other contributions to the University, total $1 million or more are included in the Brackenridge Circle. READ MORE

View the 2016 Honor Roll of Donors