The Presidents Society

The Presidents Society, founded in 1985 with the creation of the PSU Foundation, recognizes individuals and businesses for providing significant private resources for University needs. To achieve active membership in the Presidents Society, annual gifts must be $5,000 or greater. Lifetime membership in the Presidents Society is given to those who have made cumulative cash or in-kind gifts totaling $25,000 or more. Donors whose cumulative gifts totaled $10,000 or more before July 1, 2005 were grandfathered in prior to the change.

Presidents Society Lifetime Giving Levels

Brandenburg - $1 Million+
University Founder - $500,000-$999,999
University Benefactor - $250,000-$499,999
University Patron - $100,000-$249,999
University Fellow - $50,000-$99,999
University Ambassador - $25,000-$49,999

Heritage Society - Recognizing donors who have made arrangements for an estate gift or other form of planned gift to provide for Pittsburg State University in the future.

The annual Presidents Society Celebration is held every fall to recognize the accomplishments of the previous fiscal year, honor those individuals and businesses who have reached specific lifetime giving levels, and recognize those who have included PSU in their estate plans.

Donor Recognition

For a complete list of Presidents Society Donors from Fiscal Year 2022

(July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022 please download the donor registry.


Thank you for your support to Pittsburg State University!


Director of Donor Relations
Phone: (620) 235-4756


2021 Presidents Society Press Release

2020 Presidents Society Video

2019 Presidents Society Video