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Office of College Advancement
Knapp Hall, Room 211

Foundation Board

Our Mission

The SUNY Cobleskill College Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 corporation established in 1969 to develop additional resources to enable the college to provide quality educational experiences for its students.

Scholarship funds constitute the largest single use of the assets of the Foundation:

Annual Scholarships
Honors Scholarships
Awards based on financial need and academic merit

Also supported by Foundation resources:

College-wide major gift fundraising and asset management
Emergency student loans
Special projects for professional staff development
Support for unique academic enrichment programs
Enhancement of the community's awareness of the college and its services

The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors representing many diverse constituencies. Men and women from all professions, business, industry, civic and social organizations, and college alumni serve without compensation to assist the college in its mission to provide the highest quality of academic service.




President – Timothy Purcell '93
Vice President – Regina Ryan
Treasurer – Michele Holliday '94
Secretary – John Brust

Faculty Representative

Mary Rooney


Ryan Brooks
Joanne Darcy Crum '75
Judith St. Leger '85, DVM
Richard Norton

Widjiono Yono Purnomo
Garth Roberts
Michael Ty '73
Donna Williams

Bruce Wright

Student Representative

Cassidy Adams '18

Alumni Association Representatives

Geoffrey Rightmyer ’95
Emiley Purvis '03


Wendy Gilman - Executive Director, College Foundation
Wendy Gilman - Executive Director, Alumni Association
Barbara Moore '85 - Alumni Relations Coordinator
Dr. Marion A. Terenzio - College President