President's Council

Join the Council, Make a Difference

Business leaders, ministers, educators, entrepreneurs, doctors...alumni and friends with a passion for York University. The President's Council is made up of all kinds of supporters from all kinds of backgrounds. Since 2009, the President's Council has sustained the mission of York University through consistent, thoughtful financial support. Every donor demonstrating a willingness to invest in students by donating $1,000 or more (a one-time gift or total of multiple gifts over the course of the year) is recognized as a member of the council for the current year.

How Can I Join Today?

  1. Visit our giving page by clicking the link below.
  2. Select a Donation Amount  of $1000 or $500 if you are a young alumni ( ten or less years since graduation)
  3. Select "President's Council" from the Apply My Donation To drop-down options.

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Membership Opportunities

Every President's Council member will be invited to interact with the president on a regular basis at council meetings on campus. You will have an opportunity to get acquainted with President Smith, network with other council members, get an inside perspective about how York University fulfills its mission today, and more. Attend as your schedule and interest allows. You will also receive regular insider communication from President Smith with updates about successes, challenges, and new opportunities for the school. These occasional updates will always include an invitation for you to pray about specific needs and opportunities.


If you have questions, please contact Jared Stark,, 402-363-5635, or simply make a gift (select President's Council from the drop down) to get started and we will be in touch with you.

Thank you for your consideration to be a member of the President's Council at York University.

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Questions? Contact the Advancement Office.