Chatham University

Alumni Weekend Giving Awards

Alumni Weekend Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumna Award

The Distinguished Alumna Award is chosen by the Alumni Association Board and presented to an alumna whose achievements represent the fulfillment of the mission of the University: Women’s Leadership, Sustainability & the Environment, Global Understanding, and Innovation & Research.

Dr. Carol Mason, 1967

Dr. Carol Mason, 1967

The Distinguished Alumna Award

Cornerstone Awards

These awards are presented annually at Alumni Weekend to recognize the achievements of Chatham alumni in their particular fields.

Terri Price Dean, 1977

Terri Price Dean ’77

Cornerstone Award for Executive Leadership

Jean Burchinal Purvis, 1942

Jean Burchinal Purvis ’42

Cornerstone Award for Lifetime Support of Education and Healthcare

William Trimble Beatty Volunteer Award

This award is chosen annually and presented to an individual who has served Chatham as an outstanding volunteer.

Louise Royster Brown, 1967

Louise Royster Brown, 1967

William Trimble Beatty Volunteer Award

Alumni Weekend Giving Awards

Class Participation Award

Participation is a key factor for U.S. News and World Report rankings. It is also a benchmark for foundations and corporations when making decisions about grants to the College.

Chatham Alumni Weekend Class Gift (CRCG) Award

The Chatham Alumni Weekend Class Gift is the total amount of all restricted and unrestricted gifts from any member of the class during the predetermined reunion giving cycle.

1 ⁄ 8 = 13%    Reunion Total = $350

1942

9 ⁄ 37 = 24%    Reunion Total = $4,445

1947

15 ⁄ 51 = 29%    Reunion Total = $3,325

1952

22 ⁄ 51 = 43%    Reunion Total = $8,029

1957

31 ⁄ 87 = 36%    Reunion Total = $20,773

1962

33 ⁄ 122 = 27%    Reunion Total = $86,015

1967

22 ⁄ 138 = 16%    Reunion Total = $65,073

1972

7 ⁄ 80 = 9%    Reunion Total = $5,455

1977

15 ⁄ 117 = 13%    Reunion Total = $11,665

1982

7 ⁄ 83 = 8%    Reunion Total = $700

1987

11 ⁄ 99 = 11%    Reunion Total = $34,383

1992

1 ⁄ 83 = 1%    Reunion Total = $2,000

1997

2 ⁄ 98 = 2%    Reunion Total = $702

2002

2 ⁄ 111 = 2%    Reunion Total = $50

2007

4 ⁄ 201 = 2%    Reunion Total = $191

2012