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Shaw Society

Boston College invites all who secure the University’s bright future through legacy gifts to join the Shaw Society.

Now more than 2,800 members strong, the society honors Joseph Coolidge Shaw, S.J., who helped establish Boston College with his legacy gifts of books and the proceeds of his life insurance policy.

Members receive updates on the latest campus news and special recognition in the University’s honor rolls, among other exclusive benefits.

To discuss your giving options in confidence, please contact the Office of Gift Planning at 877-304-SHAW or

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