The President's Council recognizes those who make leadership contributions to Quinnipiac University, paving the way with significant gifts that advance the University's mission of providing a high-quality education in a student-oriented environment.
Because endowment is a source of permanent support, it is an ideal way for alumni, parents and friends of the University to perpetuate their values and commitment to Quinnipiac.
A Worthwhile Commitment
When you make a leadership gift to Quinnipiac, you can direct your gift to a scholarship, academic unit or program that is meaningful to you. The President's Council members are recognized on several levels including in the University's annual report and at invitation-only events throughout the year. Parents who are members of the President's Council receive additional benefits and recognition as members of the Parents Leadership Gift Society.
|President's Council Club Levels|
|Founders' Club:||Annual gifts of $50,000 or more|
|Chairman's Club:||Annual gifts of $25,000 to $49,999|
|Provost's Club:||Annual gifts of $10,000 to $24,999|
|Scholars' Club:||Annual gifts of $5,000 to $9,999|
|Deans' Club:||Annual gifts of $2,500 to $4,999|
|Blue and Gold Club:||Annual gifts of $1,000 to $2,499|
|BOLD*:||Annual gifts of $500|
|View the invitation||Watch a video|
President's Council Membership
Cumulative giving, including matching gifts, from July 1-June 30 (Quinnipiac's fiscal year) establishes your President's Council club level and membership. Gifts can be made by check, credit card, and securities including stocks, bonds or mutual funds. Pledges including monthly credit card payments accepted. Corporate matching gifts help you qualify for the President's Council (e.g. $500 gift plus $500 corporate matching gift = $1,000 President's Council gift). Your employer--or your spouse's employer--may match all or a portion of your gift to Quinnipiac University.
To become a member of the President's Council or check your membership status, please contact Melinda Formica, executive director of the President's Council at 203-582-3735.
President's Council Events
Members of the President’s Council receive exclusive invitations to VIP receptions with guest speakers and hosts before lectures and performances on campus.
Upcoming events include:
- April 10, 2014 President’s Council Reception with director Tom Schwans followed by theater production of Much Ado About Nothing
- Schwans (director) is a professional actor, director, and teacher in New York City. As an actor, Schwans has performed all over the country with different theater companies including Trinity Repertory Theatre and New York's Public Theater.
View pictures from recent events:
|President's Council Reception with Michele Norris
|President's Council Reception with Muhammad Yunus
|President's Council Reception with Charles Gibson