Alumni

Why choose to join the Dean’s Circle? In a word – impact.

Gifts to the MIT Sloan Annual Fund at a Dean’s Circle level help drive deeper inquiry; fuel innovation; and create new and improved opportunities for MIT Sloan faculty and students to break new ground and live the school’s mission of building a better world.

Join the Dean's Circle today!

By giving to the MIT Sloan Annual Fund at a Dean’s Circle level, you ensure MIT Sloan’s most critical legacy: more leaders like you. When you become a Dean’s Circle donor, you support:  

Fellowships. The best solutions are chosen by merit. So are the best students. Your Dean’s Circle gift helps the school attract the most uniquely qualified students by offering competitive fellowships and ensures that MIT Sloan can live out its mission of developing principled leaders that improve the world.

Action Learning. Real-world problems are solved in the real world. Your Dean’s Circle gifts helps sustain this cornerstone of the MIT Sloan 'mens et manus' experience, allowing students to partner with organizations around the globe to solve business problems in the field.

Faculty Research. By joining the Dean's Circle, you fuel the groundbreaking research of our world-renowned faculty, who are pursuing ideas to address some of the world's toughest challenges.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation. We don't know what tomorrow's most influential entrepreneurs will do but we do know where some get their start. Wired to problem-solve, students come to MIT Sloan to change the world. They work tirelessly to move ideas from early-stage to global impact. Your leadership gift supports this innovation pipeline and our students.

BECOME A DEAN'S CIRCLE DONOR TODAY

Giving Levels & Benefits

  • Investor ($2,500 – $4,999)

    Includes $500+ donors currently enrolled as students and $1,000+ donors from the four most recently graduated classes.

    • Special discount registration rates to select MIT Sloan events.
    • An invitation to our Dean’s Circle reception at Reunion and other exclusive Dean’s Circle regional events.
    • State of the school updates from Dean Schmittlein and the school.
    • An invitation to special speaker series and events.
  • Partner ($5,000 – $9,999)

    • Investor benefits plus a case report on faculty research.

  • Director ($10,000 – $24,999)

    • Partner benefits plus faculty-suggested reading list and a recently published faculty book.

  • Founder ($25,000 - $99,999)

    • Director benefits plus complimentary admission to an MIT Sloan conference.

  • Leader ($100,000+)

    • Founder benefits plus an invitation to special events with senior faculty, students, and Dean Schmittlein.

Frequently Asked Questions