Final Standings 2012

The George Mason Law Alumni Class Giving Competition was created as an annual program to increase alumni participation in annual giving to Mason Law and provide an opportunity for alumni to earn some "bragging rights" and publicity. Competition categories included the class with the highest participation rate, highest number of donors, greatest increase in participation, and most dollars donated to the law school. 

  • Highest class participation rate—Class of 1983 (24.0 percent)
  • Most alumni donors—Class of 1980 (51 donors)
  • Greatest increase in class participation rate—Class of 2011 (8.7 percent increase)
  • Most dollars donated to the School of Law—Class of 1994 (over $87,000)
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    Nineteen of the law school's 37 alumni classes met or exceeded their FY11 class participation rates:

     

    CLASS FY12 FY11
    1975 11.11% 11.11%
    1981 15.18% 14.29%
    1983 23.97% 22.76%
    1985* 19.13% 12.07%
    1988 16.40% 14.74%
    1990 12.05% 9.64%
    1994 13.81% 11.67%
    1997 18.13% 15.76%
    2006 20.50% 18.72%
    2011* 13.43% 4.73%
    1980 18.02% 17.08%
    1982* 20.69% 15.38%
    1984 19.85% 18.98%
    1987 11.92% 11.11%
    1989 8.13% 7.98%
    1992 12.56% 11.44%
    1995 13.41% 13.33%
    2002 15.34% 15.10%
    2007 19.43% 18.87%

    *Special congratulations go to the Classes of 1982, 1985, and 2011, which exceeded their respective class participation goals of a five-percent increase in participation in FY12 over FY11.

    The FY13 challenge is already underway. If you want to help your class win next year, contact your class agent. If there is no agent listed for your class and you want to take on the role, please contact the Law Development office at 703-993-9346.

    Total Donors   Participation Rate
    1980 51        1983 23.97%
    2009 45   1982 20.69%
    2008 42   2006 20.50%
    2006 41   2009 20.27%
    2007 41   2008 20.10%
    1999 34   1984 19.85%
    2004 34   2007 19.43%
    2000 34   1985 19.13%
    1997 33   1997 18.13%
    1988 31   1980 18.02%
    2005 31   2000 17.44%
    2003 31   1979 17.39%
    1983 29   1977 17.31%
    2002 29   1976 16.67%
    2010 28   1988 16.40%
    1977 27   2003 16.32%
    1984 27   1978 16.25%
    2001 26   2002 15.34%
    1994 25   1981 15.18%
    1992 25   1999 14.91%
    1982 24   2004 13.93%
    1991 23   1994 13.81%
    1985 22   2011 13.43%
    1995 22   1995 13.41%
    1998 21   1991 12.99%
    1990 20   2001 12.62%
    2011 18   2005 12.60%
    1987 18   1992 12.56%
    1993 18   2010 12.56%
    1996 17   1998 12.35%
    1981 17   1990 12.05%
    1986 16   1987 11.92%
    1978 13   1986 11.19%
    1989 13   1975 11.11%
    1976 5   1996   9.24%
    1979 4   1989   8.13%
    1975 2   1993   7.38%