SNHU Gift Clubs

The President’s Circle

Members of The President’s Circle are those individuals whose annual contributions to Southern New Hampshire University total $1,000 or more. This group of donors makes an immediate impact, allowing the university to continue its important work of hiring the best faculty, attracting the best students and maintaining the best facilities.

The President’s Circle includes the following leadership levels honoring our university, past and present:

Quill Society

In honor of the university’s history, the quill represents the profession of accounting and the university’s history of educating business and accounting professionals. The first yearbook, published in 1964, was named The Quill.

Annual giving of $50,000 and above.

Richard Gustafson Associates

In honor of Richard A. Gustafson, president from 1987 through 2003.

Annual giving of $10,000 to $49,999

John Miles Patrons

In honor of Trustee Emeritus Dr. John Miles, chief operating officer/executive vice president from 1986 through 2006.

Annual giving of $5,000 to $9,999

William Green Partners

In honor of William S. Green, attorney and president of Sheehan, Phinney, Bass + Green, member of the board of trustees from 1986 to 2005 and chairman of the board from 1971 through 1977, Green was chief executive officer and acting chancellor from 1986 to 1987.

Annual giving of $2,500 to $4,999

Shapiro Society

In honor of Harry Shapiro, founder of the university and president from 1932 to 1952; Gertrude Shapiro, president from 1952 to 1971; Edward Shapiro, president from 1971 to 1986; and Ann Shapiro, former dean of students and director of admission.

Annual giving of $1,000 to $2,499