Circles of Distinction

Circles of Distinction members are alumni, family and friends who make a yearly gift of $1,000 or more to the Annual Fund for Academic Excellence.  Members encourage our students to thrive in a caring atmosphere, paving the way for students to achieve academic and personal goals.

Accept the challenge that has inspired leaders for generations.

Levels of Giving

Old Main Circle
Gifts of $50,000 or more;

Monsignor Joseph J. Wehrle Circle
Gifts of $25,000 to $49,999

Monsignor Wilfrid J. Nash Circle
Gifts of $10,000 to $24,999

Trustees’ Circle
Gifts of $7,500 to $9,999

Bishop’s Circle
Gifts of $5,000 to $7,499

1925 Circle
$2,500 to $4,999

President’s Circle
Gifts of $1,000 to $2,499
(or $500 for alumni who have graduated within the last decade)


View the 2014-2015 Circles of Distinction members

 To join the Circles of Distinction, please contact Miranda Grom, 814-871-5368 or