Giving Societies Wallace Emerson Society

Please join Westmont's legacy society, and help build the college's future.

The Wallace Emerson Society recognizes alumni, parents, and friends who have included Westmont in their wills or estate plans. Society members are vital partners who are passionate about the mission and ministry of Westmont and wish to sustain its future for generations of students to come. The Society was created in 1993 in honor of the college's founding president, Dr. Wallace Emerson. Now more than 785 members continue that heritage and vision.



Begin Your FreeWill Journey!

The Wallace Emerson Society was created in 1993 with 165 charter members to:

  • Recognize and thank friends who have made a provision for Westmont in their estate plans

  • Build the endowment in order to sustain the college's mission 

  • Engage members in the life of the college

When you become a member of the Wallace Emerson  Society, you will enjoy:

  • Annual recognition luncheon on campus

  • Invitation to the President's annual Christmas Saturday evening reception and Sunday Tea and four complimentary tickets to attend a concert of your choice. 

  • Educational materials and resources on estate and tax planning

  • The enjoyment and satisfaction of contributing to Westmont's future

We would be pleased to recognize you as a member when you remember Westmont by:

  • Naming Westmont in your will or living trust

  • Naming Westmont as a beneficiary of your IRA or other retirement plan

  • Naming Westmont as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy

  • Giving through a Westmont gift annuity

  • Creating a charitable trust and naming Westmont as a beneficiary

Planned gifts have advanced the college's mission from its founding in 1937 and continue to make a significant difference today.

Please advise us if you are considering or if you have made a financial provision for Westmont in your will or estate plan.