Harold Ripley ’29 Society

The Ripley Society recognizes alumni who have given to the Dartmouth College Fund every year since graduation.

Why Join the Ripley Society?

Ripley Society members believe in the power of annual giving and making sure Dartmouth can meet the financial needs of all students.

Harold Ripley headshot

Who was Hal Ripley?

Poet, long-time class secretary, and advisor to Dartmouth presidents, Hal Ripley gave to the DCF for 83 consecutive years—right up to his passing at the age of 104.

Class of 2027 class photo in front of Dartmouth Hall

Dedicated to Annual Giving

Nearly 6,000 alumni belong to the Ripley Society, making annual giving to Dartmouth a priority each and every year.

Students walking across the Green on a sunny day

Sustained Giving

More than 1,000 new students come to Dartmouth every year. Sustained giving—with your credit card charged automatically using the amount and frequency you choose—ensures there will always be a place for them here.

Aerial shot of Ripley Hall in fall

Testimonials

Leah Threatte ’01 headshot

It is important to me to reaffirm every year to Dartmouth that I am committed to the mission of the institution and the benefit that Dartmouth provides both students and alumni for a lifetime.”

Leah Threatte ’01

22-year member

Tres Izzard ’88

Dartmouth has made a significant and lasting difference in my life. I have never forgotten that fact and am forever grateful.”

Tres Izzard ’88

34-year member