Please Support Great Lives!

The Chappell Lecture Series Great Lives: Biographical Approaches to History and Culture is open to the public free of charge, largely due to the continued generosity of program donors. You can help maintain this series by contributing at one of the following levels:

  • GOLD PATRON: Gifts of $2,500 or more
  • SILVER PATRON: Gifts of $1,000 -$2,499
  • BRONZE PATRON: Gifts of $500-$999
  • FRIEND: Gifts of $100-$499

Patrons and Friends will be recognized in lecture programs. In addition, donors at the Patron levels may receive invitations to special receptions.


Please make your gift at or by sending a check, payable to “UMW Foundation” and designated for “Great Lives,” to UMW Office of Advancement, 1119 Hanover Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.