Loyola University Maryland


Donor Recognition Societies

Learn more about Loyola's recognition societies:

John Early Society - recognizes those who support annually with gifts of $1,852 or more 
Jenkins Society - honors those who have named Loyola as a beneficiary of a gift from their estate 
Magis Society - honors individuals who have given $1 million or more cumulatively to Loyola 

John Early Society

Loyola’s leadership annual giving society, the John Early Society recognizes our alumni, parents, and friends who show their support annually with gifts of $1,852 or more. The John Early Society reflects the generosity of Loyola’s benefactors with the pride of the school’s founding in 1852.

John Early Society members receive an invitation to an annual recognition event.

John Early Young Alumni Leadership Circle

Graduates of the last 15 years are recognized with class-specific giving levels as young alumni members of the John Early Society. Membership may be attained with a minimum gift of $100 multiplied by the number of years since graduation.

  • Class of 2018: $100
  • Class of 2017: $200 
  • Class of 2016: $300 
  • Class of 2015: $400 
  • Class of 2014: $500 
  • Class of 2013: $600 
  • Class of 2012: $700 
  • Class of 2011: $800 
  • Class of 2010: $900 
  • Class of 2009: $1,000 
  • Class of 2008: $1,100 
  • Class of 2007: $1,200 
  • Class of 2006: $1,300 
  • Class of 2005: $1,400 
  • Class of 2004: $1,500

As a young alumni member of the John Early Society, you will receive an invitation to an annual recognition event.


Loyola's fiscal year runs from June 1 - May 31.

For more information about the John Early Society, contact Liz Hertneck Stier, '99, director of annual giving, at ehertneck@loyola.edu or 410-617-2296.

Jenkins Society

The Jenkins Society was established in 1983 to honor the generosity of alumni, parents, and friends who have named Loyola as the ultimate beneficiary of a gift through their estate plans. Planned giving is a vote of confidence in Loyola’s ability to sustain its rich tradition of achievement and a sign of support for the many generations of students who will discover Loyola in years to come. Visit https://loyola.giftplans.org/ to learn more.

Magis Society

Loyola's most prestigious giving society, the Magis Society recognizes those who, over their lifetime, have committed $1 million or more to Loyola and the Jesuit, Catholic ideals at the core of our institution. Magis Society members demonstrate the spirit of generosity, selflessness, and striving for excellence encompassed within the Ignatian term, magis.