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Thank you to our 2014 Class Gift Chairs!

Jennifer Branigan

Margaret Ross
Meggie Willis


Dan Bresnahan
Cassie Fleming
Solvig Gentile
Cole Wheeler

Ben Akan
Chad Bounds

Support the class gift

Support the class gift

Each year, the graduating classes join together to make their first gift back to Owen. Their collective giving and participation have made a real impact at Owen over the years by providing necessary scholarship funds, supporting new student initiatives, and improving the educational landscape at Owen.

How to give?

Online: Visit

Phone: Call Kelley Ferguson at (615) 322-4760
Mail: Send a check (payable to Vanderbilt University) to PMB 407727, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37240

Why give to the class gift?

Tuition only covers about 50% of the school's operating budget. Contributing to Owen helps provide the funding crucial to maintain and enhance the Owen student experience. By giving back, you strengthen the Owen reputation and the value of your degree.

Where can I give?

You can designate your gift to any part of Owen! When you make your gift online, just leave a note in the "special comments" section.

Some classes are rallying their efforts around specific causes:

MAcc: MAcc Scholarship Gift Fund
MBA: Job Search Travel Fund
MSF: MSF Program
EMBA: EMBA Scholarships or the Lisa Froeb Scholarship

Other examples of areas you can support include:

  • Owen Annual Fund (which addresses the school's greatest needs and priorities)
  • Project Pyramid
  • Scholarships
  • Women's Business Association
  • Texas Club
  • MMHC Scholarships
  • Or any program or student club!
  • Or make a gift in honor of your favorite professor!

Last Year's Results

The MBA, MSF, and MAcc Classes of 2013 reached 86% participation (a new record!) and raised $5,092. Their main area of support was the Job Search Travel Fund to provide assistance in career placement.

The EMBA Class of 2013 supported EMBA scholarships in memory of Lisa Froeb. They achieved 100% participation and raised $14,125.

The MMHC Class of 2013 reached 100% participation (a new record!) and raised $1,460 for MMHC Scholarships in memory of Lisa Froeb.

Join the Owen Circle

Become a member of the Owen Circle, our school's donor society! This engaged group of alumni, parents and friends is dedicated to the support and advancement of the school. Funding provided by Owen Circle members enables Dean Johnson to meet the school's emerging needs and challenges. As a recent graduate, you can join the Owen Circle with a donation of $1,000.For more information, contact Cheryl Chunn at (615) 343-4072.