Quinnipiac University Parent's Council Invitation
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.
YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN THE PRESIDENT ’S COUNCIL IL S NC P RE ID EN T â€™S C O U Dear Alumni, Parents and Friends, An education at Quinnipiac embodies the Universityâ€™s commitment to three core values: high-quality academic programs, a student-oriented environment and a strong sense of community. Each day, we strive to bring bright and capable students into the presence of talented professors in a vibrant learning environment. Quinnipiac University would not be able to provide this opportunity to so many deserving students without the generosity and help of dedicated benefactors. We are committed to building an endowment that furthers our ability to attract and retain exceptional students and an outstanding faculty. Leadership gifts are essential to support this goal. I invite you to join the Presidentâ€™s Council and partner with us as we continue our quest for excellence. Thank you for considering your important investment in our students and faculty. Best regards, John L. Lahey President Quinnipiac University Commitment to Excellence Members of the President’s Council assist Quinnipiac in its quest for academic excellence with significant gifts that advance the University’s mission. Because endowment is a source of permanent support, it is an ideal way for donors to perpetuate their values and commitment to Quinnipiac. A Worthwhile Commitment When you make a leadership gift to Quinnipiac, you can direct it to a scholarship, academic unit or program that is meaningful to you. President’s Council members are recognized in the University’s annual report and enjoy invitation-only events throughout the year. IL S NC P RE ID EN T ’S C O U Giving Levels Founders’ Club $50,000 and more annually Chairman’s Club $25,000–$49,999 Provost’s Club $10,000–$24,999 Scholars’ Club $5,000–$9,999 Deans’ Club $2,500–$4,999 Blue and Gold Club $1,000–$2,499 Bobcats of the Last Decade $500 (BOLD)* *Alumni who have graduated in the past 10 years and who give a minimum gift of $500. Become a President’s Council Member Quinnipiac helped shape the direction of my life by demonstrating that learning is a lifelong activity. I am honored to chair the President’s Council and sit on the University’s Board of Trustees. As a President’s Council member, you will see the direct impact your gift has on students, faculty and the Quinnipiac community. Being a member of the President’s Council is more than making a gift—it’s an energizing way to connect with the entire Quinnipiac community and fellow benefactors. I am proud to support Quinnipiac and invite you to join me in making a difference in educating the next generation of leaders. Bill Platt ’78 Chairman President’s Council Ways to Give Cumulative giving from July 1 to June 30, including matching gifts, establishes your President’s Council club level and membership. Check Simply enclose your check payable to Quinnipiac University. To designate a specific fund, just indicate it on the gift card or enclose a note. Credit Card Quinnipiac accepts American Express, MasterCard, VISA and Discover. You can make a one-time or recurring gift. Online Giving You can make your gift using a credit card at our secure online giving page, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Visit www.quinnipiac.edu/give. Securities including stocks, bonds or mutual funds Gifts of appreciated securities can provide special tax advantages. It is important that you do not sell securities in your name. For more information on giving securities, you or your broker can call Quinnipiac’s director of gift planning at 203-582-3995 or toll free at 1-877-582-1929. Matching Gifts 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 initiate a matching gift, complete your and/or your spouse’s matching gift form and send it with your gift to Quinnipiac University. For a list of matching gift companies, please visit www.matchinggifts.com/quinnipiac. 275 Mount Carmel Avenue Hamden, CT 06518-1908 203-582-3735 â€˘ 877-582-1929 toll free www.quinnipiac.edu/presidentscouncil