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The Dean's Club

To join the Dean’s Club, click here. If you wish to donate to a specific department or fund, please make your Dean’s Club donation through the College of Business Funds tab (under Support the CoB).

To view the members of the Dean's club, click here. 

Dean Mary Gowan at NYC Alumni ReceptionWe invite you to join a select group of alumni and friends who want to make a difference in the lives of the students and faculty in the College of Business at James Madison University.  Your gifts will enable the CoB to continue its rise to national prominence as a leader in preparing students to be engaged, principled business professionals and leaders.

What will your gift of $1,000 do for the CoB?  Here are just a few examples of how your gift can make a difference:

Your gifts will provide funds for students to:

  • Participate in professional conferences to learn more about their chosen careers and to network with professionals in their fields
  • Receive scholarships for study abroad experiences in places like Antwerp, Belgium and Florence, Italy and beyond
  • Participate in competitions that hone their critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills while raising the visibility of the CoB to potential employers and other universities

Your gifts will provide funds for faculty:

  • Summer research grants that enable them to be thought of as leaders in their disciplines
  • Travel to present their scholarship at professional meetings, building the reputation of the College
  • Curriculum development grants that ensure students receive cutting-edge knowledge and experiences in the classroom

Your gifts will support the college as a whole, including:

  • Support for our annual diversity conference
  • Ensuring that we provide state-of-the-art technology in our classrooms and labs

Annual Giving Levels:

-        Executive Partner: $10,000+
-        Sustaining Partner: $5,000 - $9,999
-        Partner: $2,500 - $4,999
-        Dean’s Fellow: $1,000 - $2,499
-        Associate: $500 - fewer than 10 years from graduation
-        Early Associate: $200 -  fewer than 5 years from graduation


-        Have unique opportunities to interact with the dean of the College of Business
-        Name listed in the College of Business Magazine and on the CoB website
-        Invitations to numerous exclusive college receptions and activities, including CEO lectures and homecoming events
-        Receive the College of Business E-Newsletter (Click here to view the Dean's Club Newsletters)
-        Network with other Dean’s Club members
-        Get advanced access to campus news
-        Automatically become members of the President’s Council at JMU and are entitled to the benefits afforded to members of that club