Dean's Leadership Society

The Dean’s Leadership Society celebrates the Engineering School’s most generous annual fund donors. Members of the Dean’s Leadership Society support the School in transformative ways, enabling our students to transform the world. Columbia Engineering is pleased to recognize its loyal alumni for their partnership and support.

Recognition Levels

Alumni, parents and friends may join the Society with cumulative annual giving to the Engineering School of $1,000 or more.

  • Dean’s Circle: $25,000 or more
  • Visionary: $10,000 to $24,999
  • Innovator: $5,000 to $9,999
  • Vanguard: $2,500 to $4,999
  • Pioneer: $1,000 to $2,499

Recent alumni: The classes of 2011 to 2021 may join the Dean’s Leadership Society at the Pioneer level with a gift of $100 for every year since their graduation.


Dean’s Leadership Society members receive the following benefits to acknowledge their support:

  • Exclusive invitations to events with students, the dean, faculty and other donors
  • Recognition on donor honor rolls; the annual donor report; and alumni reunion program
  • A personal staff liaison who is your connection to the Columbia University community

Join the Pi Day Challenge

Make your gift between February 14-March 14 to help increase available funding for student financial aid, scholarships, and fellowships.