Giving Societies & Clubs 

We appreciate our alumni and friends who make it possible for HSU to fulfill its mission. Every gift to the university is important, as the percentage of alumni who give to the university directly impacts our national rankings. Through our Presidents Club and the John G. Hardin Society, we seek to recognize those donors who graciously offer their support for the university.

John G. Hardin


The John G. Hardin Society, inaugurated in 2006, recognizes and honors those individuals of the Hardin-Simmons University family who have generously included HSU in their estate plans. Members of the John G. Hardin Society play a significant role in maintaining the long-term fiscal stability of the University and its ability to plan for the future.

To Become a Member
Becoming a member of the John G. Hardin Society is quite simple. In fact, you have already qualified for membership if you have named Hardin-Simmons University in your will or trust, established a life income gift, or have otherwise included HSU in your estate plans. When you inform us of your gift, we respect your wishes for participation, recognition or anonymity. Any details of your gift that you disclose are held in strictest confidence.

Please let us know your plans. We would like to say thank you now, not to your heirs or executor, and express to you the importance of your gift to the future of Hardin-Simmons University. Contact Us

 Presidents Club

Donors who give $1,000 or more in a calendar year to any fund at HSU are members of the Presidents Club. The Presidents Club Dinner is held every spring.

The Presidents Club of Hardin-Simmons University was organized by approval of the Board of Trustees in November of 1968. For over forty-five years, its name honors the dedicated men and women who have served as president of the University and is designed to aid the current president and all who succeed him in achieving their goals for the continued growth of the University and the achievement of excellence in education. 

Through the years, Hardin-Simmons University has been a dynamic leader in quality Christian education. It is believed that the members of this Club will effectively unite their efforts with the members of several boards in strengthening the hands of the president, enabling him to maintain and advance the high standards of the past. 

To view your giving history, login to HSUConnect and select "Giving History" from your profile.
To become a member of the Presidents Club donate now or contact Cheryl Purcell at for more information.




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