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Presidents’ Club

Members of the Presidents’ Club — Colgate’s leadership gift society — march at the forefront of this university’s journey to excellence in liberal arts education. Their investments demonstrate the highest level of commitment and lay the foundation for our success.
Colgate’s Strategic Plan, 2014–2019
Read President Jeffrey Herbst’s report titled Living the Liberal Arts in our Third Century.
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Presidents' Club 'Gateway
This new online community is your gateway for connecting to the Presidents’ Club community. LEARN MORE
Presidents' Club Leadership Directory
Colgate people have big ideas. Forget snowstorms — brainstorms prevail on the hill. CONNECT NOW
DC Event
Young Alumni enjoy the recent Presidents' Club event in Washington, DC
Presidents' Club Networking Reception
Amy Everett DiSibio '86 P'18, Vice Chair of the Presidents' Club connects with students during a Presidents' Club sponsored networking reception.
Celebrating the Climb at Cipriani's 42nd Street in NYC
Presidents' Club members enjoy Celebrating the Climb at Cipriani's 42nd Street in NYC
Celebrating at Cipriani's
Presidents' Club members enjoy Celebrating the Climb at Cipriani's 42nd Street in NYC.
April 2013 Celebration for the Climb Event
April 2013 Celebration for the Climb event for Presidents' Club members and leaders in the Colgate community.
Leadership Event in NYC
President Jeffrey Herbst connects with members of the Presidents' Club during a leadership event in NYC.
Kevin Danehy '83 P'16
Kevin Danehy '83 P'16, Chair of the Presidents' Club.
On-campus Networking Event
Presidents' Club members connect with students during an on-campus networking event.

Presidents’ Club ’Gateway

Colgate is proud to introduce a new online community that allows you to search for and connect with other Presidents’ Club alumni members. Browse by region, class, event attendance, profession, and much more. It’s easy, and it’s for members only. LEARN MORE

In Return for Their Support, Presidents’ Club Members Enjoy:

  • Invitations to special events like our annual reception and dinner held in New York City
  • Regular, exclusive, personalized communications like PC Newsflash, our online newsletter.
  • A seat at presidential roundtable conversations to discuss Colgate’s future.
  • Special attention during Reunion and Family weekends.
  • Opportunities to interact with students through career services.
  • On-campus concierge service: Our staff is here to assist you in preparing for your arrival on campus and meeting your needs while visiting Hamilton.
Make your Presidents' Club level gift today. Or, learn about the benefits of the installment giving program.

Giving Levels: June 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014

$1,000,000 - James B. Colgate Society
(Cumulative Lifetime Gifts)

$500,000 - Membership in Perpetuity
(Cumulative gifts within 10 years)

$250,000 - Founder

$100,000 - Benefactor

$50,000 - Patron

$25,000 - Council

$10,000 - Fellow

$5,000 - Partner

$2,100 - Family Membership
(Undergraduate parents and their student(s)

$2,000 - Member
(Classes of 1964 to 2004, parents, grandparents, and friends)

$1,000 - Member
(Classes of 1925 to 1963, widows and non-alumni faculty and staff)
Graduated Levels
$900  - Class of 2005

$800 - Class of 2006

$700 - Class of 2007

$600 - Class of 2008

$500 - Class of 2009
(5th year reunion)

$400 - Class of 2010

$300 - Class of 2011

$200 - Class of 2012

$100 - Class of 2013

$100 - Undergraduates

More Information

Jennifer Stone
Director of the Presidents’ Club
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive Hamilton, NY 13346

315-228-6928
jstone@colgate.edu

Important information for Presidents' Club volunteers

Volunteer Toolkit

Thank you for partnering with the Presidents’ Club to help raise support for future generations of Colgate students. Use these links to stay up to date on your assignments and progress toward fundraising goals.

Fiscal Year 2013: June 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014
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