Gifts at any level are welcome for this campaign to relocate the law school downtown.
Pledges can be paid over a three to five year period and naming opportunities within
the building begin at the $10,000 level. To explore the new law school building and
to view various naming opportunities, please visit the links to the right.
Additionally, there are numerous program enhancements which are listed below with
their minimum endowment amounts:
Distinguished university chair $2,500,000
Technology enhancement $2,000,000
Instructional areas – each $1,000,000
Library improvement $1,000,000
General academic program enhancement $1,000,000
Dean’s fund $250,000
Faculty research award $150,000
For more information on making a gift or a pledge to the campaign, please contact
Shawna G. Engel at 901-678-2425 or choose from the links below.
Law Enrichment Fund
The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law needs private support in the form of unrestricted
gifts to the Law Enrichment Fund, Law Review, and the Law Library. The Law Enrichment
- Student organizations specifically travel needs for competitions.
- Faculty research and travel which allows our faculty to represent the Cecil C. Humphreys
School of Law at law organizational events across the country thereby enhancing the
name and peer assessment of the law school, a critical factor in the rankings for
U.S. News & World Report.
- Seminars and speakers
- Alumni events in cities across the country
- Senior Luncheon, Externship Advisor Luncheon and the Legacy Luncheon
- Any additional budgetary needs that arise during the academic year
- All graduation related activities
Alumni participation in fundraising is greatly needed and appreciated as many foundations
will view alumni participation as an indication of connectivity and community presence.
Private philanthropy to the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law will take us to an entirely
new level. Please make your gift today.
Send your gift by mail by downloading the gift form and mailing it to:
The University of Memphis Foundation
P.O. Box 1000
Memphis, TN 38148-0001
Please call 901-678-2425 to make your gift over the phone.
If you or your spouse work for a matching gift company, your gift to the law school
can be matched and further help the law school’s fundraising efforts. Simply obtain
the matching gifts form from your company and submit it with your gift and we take
care of the rest.
Gifts of Stocks, Bonds, or Mutual Funds
Your gift of securities can be transferred to the law school by providing the following
transfer instructions to your broker:
University of Memphis Foundation Account Number 52075090
DTC # 780
Attention: Daniel Thompson, (901) 531-3448
To help us track your transfer in a timely manner, please inform us at (901) 678-2425
of the name and number of the stock you intend to transfer or the approximate value
of your gift, as well as your broker's name and phone number. The value of your stock
gift is based on the average of the high and low price of the stock on the day it
There are numerous opportunities for planned gifts including property, estate and
gifts through wills. For more information on these and other planned giving opportunities
for the law school, please contact Shawna G. Engel at 901-678-2425.