The Tauber Institute's efforts to create superb leaders for industry are in part supported by gifts from individuals and corporations.


The Tauber Institute created the Tauber Supporters (formerly the Associates Program) to help recognize these vital contributions and enhance the industry-university partnership on which the Tauber Institute is based.

Financial gifts to the Tauber Institute provide crucial support for scholarships, the LeadershipAdvantageSM program, fellowships, research projects, specialized training programs, curriculum development, and other important initiatives. These gifts enable the Institute to attract the brightest students and to provide them with a high-caliber education that is particularly relevant to competitive global firms.

Members are also routinely recognized in a wide variety of publications and events targeted to Tauber students, alumni, associated faculty, and industry.

Cumulative Gift Recognition

World-Class Gold Members ($1 million and above)
Mr. Joel D. Tauber
Stellantis (formerly Fiat Chrysler Automobiles)
Ford Motor Company
The Herrick Foundation
Mr. Goff Smith

Silver Class Members ($500,000 and above)
The Boeing Company
General Motors Company  
Honeywell International Inc.

Bronze Class Members ($200,000 and above)
Arconic Inc. (previously Alcoa Inc.)
BorgWarner, Inc.
Intel Corporation
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Mr. Andrew Masterman
Merck & Co., Inc.
ZF Friedrichshafen AG (previously TRW Automotive)