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Institutional Advancement

The Office of Institutional Advancement supports, encourages, and promotes York College's academic mission and vision.
 Loading Mission and Goals

Institutional Advancement recognizes the critical importance of philanthropic contributions to the continued existence of the College. Institutional Advancement further recognizes the responsibility to ensure that gifts from external sources:

  • Are appropriate to the mission of the College;
  • Do not carry restrictions or conditions that may compromise the College;
  • Are legal;
  • Are from donors whose intent are charitable; and
  • Are administered to protect donor’s rights and wishes.

Institutional Advancement adheres to the code of ethics and professional standards approved by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), the National Planned Giving Council (NPGC) and the Donor Bill of Rights.

Contact Us

Office of Institutional Advancement
Main (718) 262-3810

Temitope Adelegan
Development Research Specialist

Sandra Bueno
Alumni Relations & Annual Fund Manager
(718) 262-2945

Kathryn J. Cousins, MPA, CFRE
Vice President of Institutional Advancement & Communications 
(718) 262-2305

Jennifer Geider, CFRE

Director of Individual Giving & Donor Relations
(718) 262-5389 

Marlyce Gibel
College Assistant
(718) 262-3810

Nyisha Howell
Director of Strategic Partnerships & Foundation Relations
(718) 262-5315

Janine Scott
Manager of Operations 
(718) 262-3756


Give By Mail or Phone

To make a gift by mail:

Fill out the Donation Form with the Gift Designation completed and mail it in with your check or credit card information to :

York College / The City University of New York
Office of Institutional Advancement 
STE: AC-2H03
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd. 
Jamaica, NY 11451

To make a gift by phone:

Call 718-262-3810