Events

IHS 50th Anniversary Dinner

Washington, DC
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Invitation Only

6:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner

Black Tie Optional

WE ARE CURRENTLY SOLD OUT OF TICKETS. PLEASE FILL OUT THIS WAITLIST FORM AND YOU WILL BE CONTACTED SHOULD SEATS BECOME AVAILABLE.  

IHS supporters, alumni, faculty, and friends are invited to join the Institute for Humane Studies as we celebrate our 50th anniversary with a gala dinner in Washington, D.C. The evening will include remarks and stories from notable friends of IHS, highlights of special moments in our history, and a spotlight on new initiatives to boost our liberty-advancing impact. 

Invitations to the gala have been mailed to IHS supporters, friends, alumni, and faculty contacts. If you are interested in attending this event and did not receive an invitation, please contact Ashley Schiller at 703-993-9228 or aschiller@ihs.gmu.edu.

Sponsor Levels

Baldy Harper Sponsor ............................................................. $25,000
Table for ten, VIP seating, ten tickets to VIP reception
(Tax deductible portion: $23,000)

F.A. Hayek Sponsor ................................................................ $10,000
Table for ten, premium seating, five tickets to VIP reception
(Tax deductible portion: $8,000)

Milton & Rose Friedman Sponsor .............................................. $5,000
Table for ten, priority seating, two tickets to VIP reception
(Tax deductible portion: $3,000)

Ayn Rand Sponsor ................................................................... $2,500
Priority seating for five
(Tax deductible portion: $1,500)

Adam Smith Sponsor ............................................................... $1,000
Priority seating for two
(Tax deductible portion: $600)

Patron ticket ............................................................................. $500*
(Tax deductible portion: $300)

All sponsors have the opportunity to be listed in the program.

*A special rate is available for IHS alumni:
$20 for alumni who are still undergraduate or graduate students
$35 for alumni who are within the first five years of graduating (2007-2011)
$100 for alumni who graduated more than five years ago (graduated prior to 2007)

Honorary Host Committee

Helen Harper, Larry Harper, Barbara Keith
Children of IHS founder Baldy Harper

Leonard P. Liggio
From Baldy’s right hand, to IHS Distinguished Senior Scholar

Charles G. Koch
Friend of the founder, supporter since 1964, current IHS Chairman

Jerome M. Fullinwider
Longest-serving IHS Board member

Ethelmae C. Humphreys
Supporter of IHS, with the late J.P. Humphreys, since 1966

James E. Bond
First student fellow at IHS, first alum professor

Dr. Walter E. Williams
Long-time friend of IHS at George Mason University

Dr. James M. Buchanan
1986 Nobel Prize winner & speaker at IHS 25th anniversary gala