Torchbearers is the giving club for Arkansas State
University faculty, emeritus faculty and staff who not only contribute
their time and talent to educate and support the student body, but who
support the university through charitable giving.
Almost 50 percent
of ASU's faculty and staff participate in Torchbearers, expressing their
commitment toward the mission of Arkansas State as well as helping to
margin of excellence.
Flexibility is built into the
Torchbearer program, in that donors designate how their gift will be
distributed. A Torchbearer may make a one-time annual gift, or have their gift
implemented through payroll deduction to any college, department or academic program on
campus. To view a listing of eligible programs, click
To view the most frequently
asked questions about the Torchbearer program, click
To become a Torchbearer for FY 2009,
Torchbearers have given more than $1.4 million to academic programs at ASU.