Delaware Diamonds Society

Established in 1991, the Delaware Diamonds Society is a recognition society devoted to encouraging exemplary levels of financial support among alumni and friends of the University of Delaware. It pays tribute to those who contribute $1,000 or more to support the institution on an annual basis. The Delaware Diamonds are recognized according to the following levels:

  • University Fellow: $50,000 or greater
  • Leadership Fellow: $25,000 - $49,999
  • Blue & Gold Fellow: $10,000 - $24,999
  • Senior Benefactor: $5,000 - $9,999
  • Benefactor: $2,500 - $4,999
  • Member: $1,000 - $2,499

Membership in the Society is renewable annually based on gifts made to the University in a fiscal year. Corporate matching gifts are credited toward individual membership.

Each Delaware Diamonds Society enjoys the following special privileges based on their annual gifts within the University’s fiscal year:

  • Distinctive Delaware Diamonds Society lapel pins
  • Complimentary membership access to the Bob Carpenter Club
  • A Delaware Diamonds Society static decal
  • Recognition in the annual Report of Private Support. Those donors who wish to remain anonymous should contact the Office of University Development.
  • Invitations to special campus events and other gatherings held in honor of Delaware Diamonds Society members.
  • Periodic, personal mailings from the President detailing campus news and significant accomplishments

Bob Carpenter Club

The Bob Carpenter Club is located at the top level of the Bob Carpenter Sports/Convocation center. Through its glass walls, members can look out over both the Delaware Stadium and Acierno Arena. The Club is open on most football Saturdays from 11 am to one hour post-game, and on most basketball game days from one hour pre-game through one hour post-game. Members need tickets to gain access to the Club, as well as a Bob Carpenter Club membership card. Members can bring up to 3 ticket-holding guests. In the case of entertainment events, such as concerts, there is a priority seating area for members. For more information about the Bob Carpenter Club, please visit “The Bob”.