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Jim Calvert '95 Memorial Fund

Raised toward our $10,000 Goal
18 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on September 30, at 12:00 AM MST
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Jim Calvert '95 Memorial Fund

Hola Yaya, from your Thunderbird EMIM III Classmates!  

We miss you dearly and want to find a tangible touchstone at Thunderbird to always keep our memories current. Your brilliant retorts and insights in the classroom, your use of "sheer talent" over "preparation" in the case studies, Laurel and Anna and Kris, your inability to pronounce "cual" in Spanish, the "7 shots of tequila", IBM/AOL/Genuity, your role as our class "Chairman of the Board" and the consummate business executive with a sense of humor, your graciousness, and your embodiment of the ultimate Public Man.

The Pub, of course, would be most fitting for this, but if necessary, a lecture hall or a classroom or, and only if absolutely necessary, a study hall. We will get it figured out, and when ready we will celebrate the lasting impact you have had on all of us.  

Note: If your friendship with Jim had a positive impact on your thinking, perspective and life, please consider donating to his memorial for the new Thunderbird building. The specific item will be determined based on how much we can raise and in consultation with Thunderbird.  All donations will be anonymous and may be tax deductible**. Corporate matching funds are all eligible, too.




To donate by check, please send the check to:

ASUF - Thunderbird

Attn: Financial Services

PO Box 2260

Tempe, AZ 85280-2260

Please make the check payable to “ASU Foundation – Thunderbird”; Memo: "Jim Calvert Memorial Fund"


**Your gift may be considered a charitable contribution. Please consult your tax advisor regarding the deductibility of charitable contributions.

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IBM Bronze Donor

The price of 10 shares when Jim retired (Oct 1995) in honor of his contribution to the company.


EU Silver Donor

Population of the EU when Jim visited there after it's first birthday in summer, 1995.


Cien Años Gold Donor

In honor of Jim's reading the whole Cien Años de Soledad novel. Times 10.


Graduate Platinum Donor

In honor of Jim's graduation from Thunderbird in August, 1995.

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