Founded in 1982, the President’s Club is composed of community leaders who are dedicated to fostering the highest standards of excellence at the College. Unrestricted contributions provided by membership in the President’s Club are vital to sustain and expand special initiatives, which define this distinctive institution.
You have the chance to really make a difference at Purchase College through your membership in the President’s Club.
We are proud to be associated with the exceptional educational and cultural programs offered right here in our community, and would like to share with you some exciting news of Purchase College.
For several consecutive years, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Purchase College among the top public liberal arts colleges in the Northeast. Freshman enrollment is the largest in the college’s history. Students from across the country are seeking the unique opportunities for visual and performing arts matched by a vibrant program of liberal arts study at Purchase College.
In addition, the College offers our community outstanding resources, with exhibitions, performances and opportunities for life-long learning.
While funding from the State provides faculty and staff salaries as well as general maintenance of the physical plant, it cannot meet the needs of Purchase College. Three out of four students request financial assistance. Scholarships make it possible to recruit top-notch students for their talents, abilities and scholastic achievement, rather than focusing on their ability to pay. Purchase has an outstanding teaching faculty whose students benefit from their latest research and professional activity.
Founded to encourage unrestricted support for the college, the President’s Club provides direct aid to students through scholarships. Mini-grants to faculty are used to sponsor curriculum and research projects for inclusion in the classroom.
President’s Club Members are recognized each year in the Purchase College Foundation Annual Report.
Recognition Levels of President’s Club Annual Giving:
President’s Club Cabinet $15,000 or more
President’s Club Circle $10,000 to $14,999
President’s Club Council $5,000 to $9,999
President’s Club Colleagues $3,000 to $4,999
President’s Club Members $1,000 to $2,999
Ways of Giving
There are several ways to make a gift enabling you to join the President’s Club:
Cash and Pledges
A gift may be remitted in total or through a schedule of payments arranged to suit the donor
Securities may be donated directly to Purchase College, and the appreciation is not subject to capital gains tax. Please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 914-251-6040 for information on how to transfer securities.
To join the President’s Club, send your check made payable to the Purchase College Foundation and designated for President’s Club, or your security transfer information to: The Purchase College Foundation, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577-1400.
Membership dues for the President’s Club may be eligible for matching gifts from your company. Please check with human resources, and include a form with your check.
Payments may be made in installments within a year.
If you would like further information about the President’s Club, please contact:
Jeannine Starr, CFRE, CGPA
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
State University of New York
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577-1400