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Donor Recognition Program

The Donor Recognition Program was established to recognize donors and to express gratitude to those donors who have distinguished themselves by their generous support the University through their ongoing and significant gifts.

Since 1931, the University of Louisiana at Monroe has provided outstanding academic, cultural and service opportunities for the citizens of Louisiana. ULM continues this valued tradition through an even stronger commitment in all areas of university life — as students in the classroom, on stage, in the research laboratory, or on the athletic field — strive to be their very best.

As a donor, your gift has a significant impact on current and future generations of students.


The Donor Recognition Program provides for naming opportunities such as the Clarke M. Williams Student Success Center or the Kitty DeGree Speech and Hearing Center.


The George T. Walker Heritage Society honors those generous donors who have included the University as a beneficiary in their wills or have made other planned gifts such as charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, life insurance policies, or other qualified giving instruments.

$ 250,000
Charitable Lead Trusts
$ 100,000
Charitable Remainder Trusts (Age 50 or above)
$   10,000
$     2,000
Charitable Gift Annuities - Current (Age 60 or above)
$   10,000
$     2,000
Charitable Gift Annuities - Deferred (Age 40 or above)

Learn More About Estate and Planned Gifts


The Kitty DeGree Bell Tower Society Program is based upon the donor’s cumulative lifetime giving to the University.  This program is the most visible and distinguished donor recognition offered by the University and serves to recognize those donors who assist ULM in fulfilling its mission of providing the highest level of excellence in academic, research and service programs.

Donors are eligible for membership in the Kitty DeGree Bell Tower Society Program when their cumulative giving total reaches $50,000, including pledges and matching gifts.

$ 1,000,000 and above
Tower Society
$ 500,000 - $ 999,999
Bayou Society
$ 100,000 - $ 499,999
Ouachita Society
$ 50,000 - $99,999
Cornerstone Society


Also see the annual fund for other opportunities.