Thank You

Celebrating donors who made gifts from July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019

Honor Roll of Donors


Thank you to the alumni, friends, foundations and organizations who made Jewell a philanthropic priority by making a gift in the 2019 fiscal year (July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019).

Enthusiastic donor participation has a profound effect on the College. It says you believe in William Jewell College and its ability to achieve great things. Donor gifts are essential to the College — they enrich every aspect of the campus environment and academic enterprise and bolster all areas. Donor investments support every student, faculty member and department on campus. Many thanks to the donors below whose collective generosity forms the core of our support.

Thank you!


Thank you to the many generous donors who supported Jewell during the 2018-2019 academic year. This video is just a glimpse of the impact made through donor support. We look forward to another incredible year!

2018-2019 Honor Roll of Donors

William Jewell College is pleased to present the 2018-2019 Honor Roll of Donors, which reflects all charitable gifts, regardless of designation from July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019. We are tremendously grateful for our donors and their commitment to Jewell.

*Indicates the donor is deceased.

  • $100,000+

    Mr. Robert Drury, III*
    Hall Family Foundation
    Karbank Family Fund
    Ms. Marcia Karbank
    Mr. Neil Karbank
    Mr. Steven and Mrs. Jeannette Karbank
    William T. Kemper Foundation
    Mr. David and Mrs. Demi Kiersznowski
    Mrs. Karen and Mr. R. Mark Mathes
    Mrs. Shirley Neff Pryor
    Ms. Margaret Shouse*
    Sunderland Foundation

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  • $50,000-$99,999

    Mr. W. Russ and Mrs. Melanie Cline
    Dr. Mark and Mrs. Diane Davidner
    Mr. Robert and Mrs. Laura Hennessey
    Karbank Real Estate Company
    Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
    Dr. James and Mrs. Marcia Pierce
    Sarah Rowland
    Mr. Bradley and Mrs. Gisele Sprong
    Mrs. Margaret Thomson*

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  • $25,000-$49,999

    Anonymous
    Mr. Gary and Mrs. Ann Barnes
    Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch Foundation
    Martha B. Comment
    Ms. Lisa Dunklin
    Mr. William and Mrs. Christena Gautreaux
    Mr. Robert and Mrs. Suzanne Gengelbach
    Mr. Stephen Hemphill
    Missouri Colleges Fund, Inc.
    Mr. Helmar Nielsen
    The Daniel G. and Wanda K. O'Dell Family Foundation
    Mr. W. Keith and Mrs. Margaret Pence
    Linda and Howard Roos through the Pillsbury Foundation
    Mr. John Webster*
    Mr. Richard and Mrs. SueAnn Wright

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  • $10,000-$24,999

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  • $5,000-$9,999

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  • $2,500-$4,999

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  • $1,000-$2,499

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  • $500-$999

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  • $250-$499

    View the $250-$499 list.

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  • $1-$249

    View the $1-$249 donor list.

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Donor Recognition

  • Alexander Doniphan Heritage Society

    This group lends support by including the College in their long-term financial estate planning. Membership in the Alexander Doniphan Heritage Society occurs through any one of several ways: by naming the College as a beneficiary in a will, trust, life insurance policy, annuity or retirement plan; by establishing a life-income arrangement, such as a charitable remainder trust or a charitable gift annuity; and/or by making a current gift of $10,000 or more to the Doniphan Endowment.

    View the Alexander Doniphan Heritage Society members.

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  • John Priest Greene Society

    Being part of the John Priest Greene Society means being part of a nationwide network of alumni, parents and friends who are active advocates for William Jewell. Each year we ask Society members to honor a commitment as a sustaining supporter by giving a $1,000 minimum leadership gift to the Jewell Fund. These annual gifts build strength for the Jewell Fund and strength for Jewell, making members an important part of our pursuit of excellence.

    View the John Priest Greene Society members.

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  • Loyalty Circle

    The Loyalty Circle honors alumni, friends, faculty, and staff who have given three or more years consecutively to the Jewell Fund. Loyal donors are the cornerstone of William Jewell College’s success, providing the means by which Jewell can carry out its mission. Gifts of any amount to the Jewell Fund are counted towards Loyalty Circle recognition. Consecutive years of giving are counted by fiscal year, which runs from July 1 to June 30. In 2018- 2019, we had 671 loyal donors.

    View the Loyalty Circle honorees.

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  • Cardinal Athletic Fund

    The Cardinal Athletic Fund enhances the collegiate athletic experience for our student-athletes through financial support provided by alumni, parents and friends. Cardinal Athletic Fund donations support all aspects of Jewell’s student-athlete experience, including team travel, recruiting, facilities, equipment, supplies and scholar-athlete recognition.

    View the Cardinal Athletic Fund members.

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  • Harriman-Jewell Series

    Through the generosity of individuals, corporations, foundations and organizations, the Harriman-Jewell Series attracts world-renowned performance artists to Kansas City, earning accolades as one of the Midwest’s premier performing arts series and serving as a major cultural resource for our community.

    View the Harriman-Jewell Series patrons.

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  • Honorary, Memorial and Church Giving

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