Giving to Accounting and the Accounting Circle

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Thank you for your interest in supporting accounting education at the University of Oregon. You may donate to the Lundquist College of Business School of Accounting in a variety of ways or choose to participate in our Accounting Circle.

About the Accounting Circle

Established in 1997, the Accounting Circle comprises more than 170 business leaders who have made an annual commitment to invest in accounting education at the University of Oregon. The circle is the School of Accounting's strongest link to the accounting profession and business community.

Accounting Circle members invest both money and time in a way that enhances accounting education, increasing the quality of students entering the profession and ensuring a future supply of well-trained graduates. The circle's annual fundraising mission provides vital dollars needed to attract and retain the best faculty members and students in the country.

Benefits of Membership

Accounting Circle members recognize the importance of annually investing in accounting education. Members maintain meaningful relationships with UO faculty, staff, and fellow Accounting Circle members.

Other benefits include:

  • Invitation to the Accounting Circle Weekend
  • Invitations to special School of Accounting events 
  • Subscription to the publications of the University of Oregon School of Accounting and the Lundquist College of Business
  • Regular updates from the head of the School of Accounting on new developments affecting the department
  • Opportunities to meet with the School of Accounting’s faculty members and students
  • The opportunity to serve as an Advisory Board member

Becoming a Member

An annual gift to the School of Accounting at any of the specified gift levels qualifies you for membership in the Accounting Circle. Matching gifts from an accounting firm, corporation, foundation, or organization designated in your name also count toward recognition as an Accounting Circle member.

Knowing we can count on your annual gift makes a crucial difference to our school as we plan for our future. Thank you.

  • $10,000 Level Accounting Champions
  • $5,000 Level Accounting Fellows
  • $2,500 Level Accounting Partners—Automatic inclusion in the university’s President’s Society program, including invitations to special events with the president of the university
  • $1,500 Level Accounting Circle Investors
  • $750 Level Accounting Circle Associates

Whether you wish to become a member of the Accounting Circle or simply make a donation to accounting education of any size, you can make your gift in one of the following ways. We would also be happy to discuss giving opportunities with you via our Development and External Relations team. Thank you for your support. We greatly appreciate your generosity.

Donate by Mail

Make your check payable to the UNIVERSITY OF OREGON FOUNDATION/ACCOUNTING FUND and mail it to the address below.

If your employer has a matching gift program, please make certain that you also notify your employer's foundation so that your gift will be matched, and notify us that you have done so.

Dane Christensen
School of Accounting
Lundquist College of Business
1208 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1208

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Below are four different funds to which you can donate. Choose the fund that best fits your intention for your gift.

Lundquist College of Business
School of Accounting Fund

Gifts to this fund will support accounting education at the University of Oregon at the undergraduate, master, and PhD levels. Gifts will also support faculty research, teaching, and development. Most Accounting Circle gifts go to this fund. Please contact Dane Christensen if you have questions about where to direct your Accounting Circle gift.

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Lundquist College of Business
School of Accounting Scholarship Fund

Scholarship for an accounting undergraduate or graduate student.

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Lundquist College of Business
Helen Gernon Accounting Faculty Endowment Fund

A special fund in honor of emeritus accounting professor Helen Gernon. Read more.

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Dane Christensen
Director, School of Accounting
Associate Professor of Accounting | Charles E. Kern Research Scholar
541-346-3383 |

Lundquist College of Business
1208 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1208