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Giving Societies

Lockhart Club

The Lockhart Club is the University of Minnesota Law School’s leadership annual giving society. When you contribute $2,000 or more each fiscal year (July 1–June 30), you become a member of this growing group of alumni and friends.

Your leadership and investment at this level will be honored with special events for Lockhart Club members, including celebrations and discussions with the Dean and key faculty. You also will receive special recognition at events, in our printed materials, and on our website.

$2,000 - $4,999      Lockhart Club Member

$5,000 - $9,999      Dean’s Circle

$10,000 and up       Fraser Scholars Society

To join today, simply make a gift of $2,000 or more, or set up a monthly recurring gift of $167 online.

If you have questions or would like more information about joining the Lockhart Club, please contact Abigail Loyd, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, at (612) 625-6584 or aloyd@umn.edu.

Lockhart GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade)

Lockhart GOLD was created to engage a new generation of leadership donors. Alumni who contribute at special giving levels within the decade of their graduation become members and enjoy all benefits of the Lockhart Club. Rates at which recent graduates are invited to join Lockhart GOLD are determined by years since graduation (see details below). 

Years From Graduation Graduation Year Fiscal Year (July 1-June 30) GOLD Giving Level
1 year out 2017 $10 per month (or $120 annually)
2-4 years out 2014, 2015, 2016 $25 per month (or $300 annually)
5th reunion year-7 years out 2011, 2012, 2013 $50 per month (or $600 annually)
8 years out-10th reunion year 2008, 2009, 2010 $100 per month (or $1,200 annually)
beyond 10th reunion year 2007 and prior $167 per month or approximately $2,000 annually (full Lockhart Club)

Lockhart Club Donor Listing

Lockhart Club listing

PDF iconLockhart Donor Club Listing 2016-2017       PDF iconLockhart Club Donor Listing 2017-2018

Upcoming Lockhart Club Events

The William B. Lockhart Club Dinner will be taking place this year on Tuesday, October 3rd at TCF Bank Stadium. This annual event is an invitation-only dinner for members of the Lockhart Club. For more information or to learn about how to become a member, please contact Ryan Sendelbach at (612) 624-2176 or at send0036@umn.edu.

Legacy Giving Societies: The 1888 Society

The 1888 Society celebrates the founding of the University of Minnesota Law School in 1888 and the future of the Law School made possible by the generous individuals who have created a lasting legacy by including the Law School in their estate or financial plans. The Law School will recognize your planned gift through enrollment in our 1888 Society, the University of Minnesota’s Heritage Society, and recognition at the Law School and in various published materials.

Lifetime Giving

Lifetime leadership donors with cumulative outright, pledged, and deferred giving greater than $25,000 to the Law School are recognized with deepest appreciation and permanently honored on a beautiful plaque in the Dorsey Foyer.

Contact Information

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Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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