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Paul Kenmore “Scotty” Scott ’29Loyal donors are the cornerstone of Cornell's success. Paul Kenmore “Scotty” Scott ’29, the namesake for Cornell's Loyalty Society, dedicated most of his life to working for and promoting Cornell College—as coach of Cornell's 1947 NCAA championship wrestling team and alumni director from 1954 to 1976.

In recognition of their unwavering commitment, the Paul K. Scott Loyalty Society honors donors who give consistently to the college in 4 out of 5 consecutive fiscal years.

How to Become a Member

  • Make a gift to the college in 4 out of 5 consecutive fiscal years.

Benefits of Membership


What is the timeline for counting gifts for loyalty?

Consecutive years of giving are counted by fiscal year, which runs from July 1 to June 30.

Is every gift to Cornell College counted toward loyalty?

Gifts of any amount to any area of the college are counted toward loyalty membership.

How do I sustain my membership in the Paul K. Scott Loyalty Society?

Your membership continues automatically as long as you make a gift each year and give 4 out of each 5 consecutive, rolling years.

What happens if I miss giving in a certain year?

If you happen to miss one year, it’s okay. Your membership will continue as long as you give 4 out of 5 consecutive fiscal years.

What's the best way to be sure I make a gift every year?

Becoming a Sustaining Partner with an automatic monthly gift with your credit/debit card is the best way to ensure your giving continues, year after year. Visit Make a Gift to get started!

Learn about different ways to give and to make a gift.

For more information, contact the Office of Stewardship at (319) 895-4258 or stewardship@cornellcollege.edu