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1903 Society

Your extraordinary generosity deserves recognition!

The 1903 Society, named for the year Western Michigan University was founded, gratefully acknowledges and recognizes the generous alumni and friends who make a commitment to Western Michigan University through a will, living trust, or some other form of planned giving. Gifts such as these provide a higher degree of opportunity for Broncos today, and for generations to come.

Benefits of membership in the 1903 Society include a WMU branded commemorative gift that we hope you will treasure for many years. In addition to this small expression of gratitude, you will receive special invitations to WMU events and gatherings, including an exclusive invitation to the annual 1903 Society luncheon and admission to the 1903 Lounge at select events. Finally, you will receive regular updates on WMU developments, as well as timely information, tips, and ongoing professional gift planning services from the Office of Gift Planning.

With your gift, you join an important circle of alumni and friends who are committed to the long-term success of the University, its faculty, and students.

To learn more about leaving a Bronco legacy, visit WMUalumni.org/gift-planning.


MAY 18 1903 Society Brunch: The Western Student Experience

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Society Newsletter

Interested in learning more? Download the Spring issue of the 1903 Society Newsletter.

Meet Our Members


It is with tremendous gratitude that we acknowledge the following 1903 Society members whose gifts were realized in 2023.

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We're Here for You

Please feel free to contact us with questions or for more information on the 1903 Society.

Sonja Dotson

Assistant Director of Donor Relations

(269) 387-8775 


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